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The Sheffield Volunteering run project, SIBS offers siblings of children with a disability fun days out.

SIBS Volunteer

This opportunity takes place between 23 Oct 2017 and 05 May 2018.

The SIBS (Something Interesting for Brothers and Sisters) project offers siblings of children with a disability fun days out. SIBS brings children together to meet other children in a similar position to themselves. Working as part of the SIBS team, volunteers help to deliver a series of jam packed days, full of fun and games designed to shine the spotlight on the children and make them feel special.

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm for working with children! No experience required.

What will I gain?

Free training and transport provided (when trips take place away from the Students' Union). You will develop skills in working with children and running games and activities.

Training and support

Volunteers must be able to attend project training day (Saturday 7th October 2017, 10am - 4pm). which includes safeguarding children and behaviour management training). SIBS volunteers are supported throughout by their Project Leaders who are experienced volunteers.

Time commitment

Trips take place on Saturdays from 10am until 3pm during term time from late October to early May.

Food

Yes

Travel

Yes

Childcare

Yes

DBS (criminal records) check

Yes

Location

Students' Union and across Sheffield / surrounding areas.

Travel information

Volunteers and meet at Students' Union and travel together to venues using public transport or coaches.
  • CausesArts and culture, Children and families, Health
  • FrequencyEvery month
  • WhenSaturday morning, Saturday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Communication skills, Listening, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsSocial work, Teaching

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