Adventure Buddy- Aberdeen

When We Need You

From 05/10/2017

About Opportunity

Purpose and aims of the roleWould you like to help young people engage in activities and trips on a regular basis to build their skills and confidence? At Aberlour Options we run day trips, activities and adventures during the school holidays and at weekends. We are looking for inspirational and motivational volunteers with a sense of adventure and an interest in sports, fun, outdoors and wellbeing to help improve the outcomes and the health and social wellbeing of our young people. Aberlour Options Aberdeen supports children who have complex physical, learning, sonsory and emotional needs and autistic spectrum disorders. We can provide a range of services including support at home, in the community, overnight stays, adventure breaks and outreach services. The service also provides community based education support through our inclusion service. What will I be doing? Making a difference in a young person's lifeAssisting staff with activities and outingsSupporting young people to participate in new experiencesSupporting young people to try new activitiesSupport staff to plan, prepare and run outings and activitiesHelping young people to have funBuilding young people's confidence and self esteemBeing a positive role model
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About Aberlour Scotland's Children's Charity

At Aberlour we are there for Scotland's hidden children when others have let them down.  We specialise in residential and fostering services; early years; dependancy; disability and youth work.

Skills & Experience

? A passion and enthusiasm for engaging young people in activities and supporting them to have new experiences , ? Experience of working with young people, ? A knowledge of issues affecting children and young people with additional support needs, ? Good communication and listening skills, ? Experience of building confidence and self esteem , ? Ability to engage young people to take part in outings and have fun, ? A genuine interest in the well-being of young people

Travel Details


Work Type

Sports / Outdoor activities

Client Group

Young People

Expenses Detail

All expenses incurred will be reimbursed

Accessibility Details

Frequency & Commitment

Outings and activities will run once a month, during weekends and school holidays

Minimium Age

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

Reference Code

VMP Ref: 8666

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