Host Organisation: CVS Cheshire East

Calling the leaders of tomorrow!
Join our steering group and help design and lead a project in Knutsford about volunteering for 14-18 year olds.

Opportunity Interests: Children and Young People, Community Development, Voluntary and Community Sector Support
Type of Activity: Business Development, Marketing / Social Media, Providing Advice, Youth Work
Location: Knutsford
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday EVE, Tuesday EVE, Wednesday EVE, Thursday EVE

CVS is a charity, and we help community groups and charities across Cheshire East. We have an exciting new project in Knutsford to help organisations open up volunteering opportunities to young people, and to help young people learn about and find meaningful and interesting volunteer roles.

As a member of the steering group you will work with the CVS Management team to plan the project - to make sure that it is doing what young people need it to do. You will learn and develop amazing skills in marketing, planning, and community development work.

Steering group meetings will be held in The Welcome in Knutsford and/or by zoom. We will meet for up to 2 hours every other month and we will offer support and consult you in between. You need to live, or attend school in Knutsford or Chelford and be aged between 14-18.

Volunteer Commitment: Short Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

No skills or qualifications are needed, just some good ideas and willingness to contribute. You must be aged 14-18 and living in Knutsford or Chelford

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

45p per mile for travel by car, 25p per mile for travel by bike, or the cost of publlic transport tickets

What support is available for the volunteer?:

You will be supported my the CVS management team and mentored through this process

What training is available for the volunteer?:

We will provide an induction and also learning opportunities throughout related to the project and marketing