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In house Activities Coordinator

This Volunteer role is to source, create and organise activities for visitors and in-house children and young people at Christopher’s. If you enjoy putting together creative activities for children and are happy to work on your own initiative then this maybe a volunteer role for you. Scroll down for more details.

Job detail
Location:
Christopher's, Old Portsmouth Road, Artington, Guildford, GU3 1LP
Time:
Fridays, ideally all day

Duties and key responsibilities

  • Keeping the creative space at Christophers organised and clear of unwanted old art materials.
  • Sourcing new and seasonal activities for YCP to engage with and be accessible and safe for all abilities.
  • Researching sensory crafting activities and displaying them in an organised fashion to make it easy for in house staff to use and reset.
  • Providing the Care Events Manager with a list of materials (with links to amazon or similar) that need to be purchased.
  • Planning activities a month ahead.
  • Managing the storage of materials to reduce waste and utilising donated resources.
  • Planning a rotation of activities that can be sent to both sites.

Essential Skills and experience

  • Experience of working with or around children is desirable.
  • Enthusiasm & energy.
  • Willing to get involved and use own initiative.
  • Enjoys exploring new media and understands sensory/Montessori play.
  • Happy to get messy and for a mess to be made!

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