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Volunteering Opportunity: Schools Prevention Programme Volunteers needed

Posted by: In: Volunteer Opportunities 11 May 2015

VolunteerSchools Prevention Programme Volunteers needed (Male and Female)


Survive, the leading Domestic Violence and Abuse organisation in South Gloucestershire, has recently gained 3 years of funding from the Big Lottery to develop and deliver a parenting programme and a school’s prevention programme in South Gloucestershire.  This is part of a new project called New Futures for Families which has funded two posts; a Parenting and Prevention Worker and a Family and Play Leader.  We are seeking volunteers to support this programme; this offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in the delivery of healthy relationship workshops, assemblies and domestic violence training in local schools.


As needed within school hours and some out of hours work for events / after-school sessions

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To support the delivery of school assemblies, workshops and events.
  • To prepare resources and support with the practicalities of the programme.

Responsible to:  Parenting and Prevention Worker (PPW) and Children & Young People’s Services Manager (CYPSM)

Person Specification:

Essential skills, knowledge and experience (or the ability to develop them)

  • An enthusiastic, positive and outgoing attitude.
  • Experience of working children and young people.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities.
  • An understanding of child protection issues.
  • A good understanding of domestic violence and abuse and its impact on children and young people.
  • Flexible daytime availability


  • Experience of working in schools.
  • Experience of delivering presentations / workshops.

Special notes

  • Applicants will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
  • Applicants need a current driving licence.

To register your interest and receive an application pack please email [email protected]