Whizz Kidz

Whizz Kidz

Name: Whizz Kidz
Organisation: Whizz Kidz
Location: Plymouth Life Centre, 40 Mayflower Drive, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3DG
Type: Part Time
Volunteers are required to attend clubs a minimum of 5 times a year. Once they have gone through the WhizzKidz registration system, they book onto clubs in advance.

Description

In the UK today, too many disabled children lack the equipment and opportunities they need to live life to the full and reach their true potential. Whizz-Kidz sets them free by providing the right mobility equipment and skills to build their self-esteem, confidence and aspiration. By joining in and volunteering, you can help transform children’s lives.

Role Description: Youth Activity Volunteers support young wheelchair users aged 8 to 25 in a range of activities at various services including: Ambassador Clubs, Wheelchair Skills Training, Work Skills Days and Camp Whizz-Kidz.

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Organisation Description

Whizz-Kidz is here to transform the lives of disabled children by providing the vital equipment, support and life skills they need to reach their full potential.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Children
  • Disability

Types of Activity

  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Campaigning and Lobbying
  • Caring
  • Community Work
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Supporting and encouraging young people to engage in activities and get the most from these events
Setting things up and clearing away after each event
Depending on experience, help to deliver certain activities e.g. ice breakers, games and workshops
However this role is not exhaustive and every club is different!


Benefits

Help to transform the lives of disabled children
Learn new transferable skills & improve your CV
Meet new people
Add value to your local community
Be active and engaged

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: up to £30 travel expenses with valid receipt
Restrictions: NA
Induction: yes
Insurance Cover: yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: yes, introductory and safeguarding
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, References, DBS Check, Interview