Careers Workshop Facilitator - South East Wales

Careers Workshop Facilitator - South East Wales

Ongoing role
J97625
At a glance

Skills

  • Advice / Advocacy
  • Training

Where

South East Wales (please see description for locations), CF31 1BN
Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit? Volunteers are able to determine how far they are willing to travel (not expected to be 1hr+)

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month, 1-3 hours / week, 3-7 hours / week or 7-15 hours / week
Term-time only, as the sessions are requested by schools and colleges.

Visitors from Fifth Day

Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

Give every young person a chance to flourish by providing information and inspiration about the possibilities of their careers. We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers across Wales who are happy to share their career experiences with young people

What will you be doing?

We’re the charity empowering 11 to 19-year-olds to know their options and find their career paths. Collaborating with businesses and volunteers, we offer opportunities helping to shape the future careers of young people. The impact we have on young people is totally dependent on our volunteers. 

You can help young people by facilitating: • Industry Insight Sessions: Sharing your career experience and journey with young people in schools to inspire their career aspirations as well as shine a light on the world of work and employment opportunities. (approx. 1 hour)• Employability Skills Workshops: Delivering key employability skills workshops, using preprepared resources as well as your own insight and experience to develop student’s transferable skills. (approx. 1 hour)• Digital Content: Record a video or workplace tour to share with young people on our social media• Volunteer independently or as part of a team with colleagues.

Opportunities are available in the following counties:

  • Bridgend
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Cardiff
  • Caerphilly
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Torfaen
  • Newport
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire

Please state in your application which county you would like to volunteer in.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience with young people
  • Public speaking/Delivering sessions
  • We welcome volunteers from all industries and backgrounds e.g. hospitality, health and social care, construction, IT, legal profession, etc.

Opportunities are available in the following counties:

  • Bridgend
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Cardiff
  • Caerphilly
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Torfaen
  • Newport
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire

Please state in your application which county you would like to volunteer in.

What difference will you make?

  • Support students to overcome challenges and think positively about their futures. 
  • Help students gain independence and self belief. 
  • Provide career advice and networking opportunities.
  • Build confidence and develop key transferable skills. 
  • Help young people transform their futures!

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. If you require additional information or have any questions, please contact us. Please state in your application which locations you would like to volunteer in.

Causes
  • Education
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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