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Volunteer Student Educator

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Warning Zone Limtied

Salary

N/A

Location

30 Frog Island Off North Bridge Place Leicester LE3 5AG

Job Overview

Volunteer Educator: Role Description Introduction Warning Zone is a child safeguarding charity based at Frog Island in Leicester. We use interactive, life-like scenarios to educate children about the risks and consequences associated with certain types of behaviour, both in the real world and online. We work mainly with Year 6 pupils (10/11 years old) where children visit as part of a school trip, spending the day in our facility from 09.30 – 14.30. Warning Zone offers a voluntary role like no other. We are always on the lookout for new and enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and our vacancy for Volunteer Educators is open year round. Our volunteers help children to lead safer lives and reduce risks by delivering crucial safety messages to children who are at a particularly influential age. Tasks  Learn lesson plans in order to deliver well communicated key messages to the pupils.  Guide the Year 6 pupils in the Zones on a daily basis from 9.30-12 or 12.30- 2.30. This involves teaching 7/8 pupils on key lessons plans around safety or e-safety.  Assist Visit Manager with end of session activities.  Working with the pupils weekly to promote the charity on Twitter.  Help to coach and develop other students new to role.  Support the Visit Manager in grouping the pupils on arrival and departure of the schools.  Support with ideas for Twitter focus weekly.  Assist with administrative tasks where required. Desired Qualities  Good communication skills  Willing to learn and able to self-develop  Polite  Good sense of humour  Enjoy working with children Training Full training will be provided on site by staff and experienced volunteers. New volunteers will:  Receive detailed lesson plans and flash cards both of which require learning  Shadow live sessions  Take part in practice sessions and training as required  Be allocated a mentor  Deliver activities with support  Receive positive feedback and advice on areas requiring development  Deliver learnt lesson plans to children independently. To find out more email volunteer@warningzone.org.uk

Qualifications Required

Desired Qualities  Good communication skills  Willing to learn and able to self-develop  Polite  Good sense of humour  Enjoy working with children Training Full training will be provided on site by staff and experienced volunteers. New volunteers will:  Receive detailed lesson plans and flash cards both of which require learning  Shadow live sessions  Take part in practice sessions and training as required  Be allocated a mentor  Deliver activities with support  Receive positive feedback and advice on areas requiring development  Deliver learnt lesson plans to children independently.

Hours per week

We operate Monday to Friday term-time only and have two sessions per day (9-12 and 12-2.30). We are flexible with when you are able to volunteer and just require two sessions per month as a minimum volunteering requirement.

Closing Date

07/07/2023

Apply

Apply for the job by emailing your CV + covering letter to volunteer@warningzone.org.uk

Contact Information

Sara Shaw

sara@warningzone.org.uk

0116 262 9739