Children and Young People's Therapeutic Group Facilitator

Our therapeutic group volunteers will work with children and young people aged 8-18 in a group setting. Our therapeutic courses typically run over 4 week and include topics such as resilience, anger, anxiety and friendship skills. During the courses you will build rapport and promote engagement with CYP in the group.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

You will be able to deliver the course material in an interactive and engaging style and manage any difficult behaviours in the group.
You will be required to engage with a wide range of our local community who often present in stressful situations which will require you to have the following skills

Requirements: Relevant qualification or training
Skill and Qualifications Required:

Empathy
Good Communication with CYP and Adults
Excellent listening skills
Collaborative working
Good understanding of non-verbal language
Ability to listen and deal with difficult situations
Accurate record keeping
An understanding and empathetic view of the issues CYP have to deal with
An ability and willingness to get stuck in to the activities that form part of the workshop

Areas of Interest: Health and wellbeing, Mental Health
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Other
What activities will the volunteer do? Training
Skills gained in this role: Listening, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
Organisation Profile: Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind is an innovative and dynamic organisation that provides helpful services promoting the well-being and improvement of the mental health of our clients. We have been around for over 30 years and our mission in life is to simply offer a service that’s best-in-class. We do this by providing a regularly refreshed and diverse range of activities and services that promote psychological and physical well-being, stimulating recovery and leading to people returning to a positive and active life in society and generally feeling much better. 1 in 4 of us will need help and support with our mental health at some point in our lives, so if you feel like you might be one of them, or know someone who’s struggling, you’ve come to the right place.