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Sheffield On A Plate (SOAP)

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Sheffield Volunteering run project facilitating workshops in local schools and colleges.

Sheffield On A Plate School Volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 17 Sep 2018 and 19 May 2019.

Educate young people about food waste and sustainability. SOAP volunteers work as a team to facilitate workshops in local primary schools (8-9 year olds). Sessions focus on food waste and sustainability - engaging young people through a variety of interactive games and activities.

What skills do I need?

No previous experience necessary, just a passion for sustainability and an interest in working with young people and children of various ages. Full training provided by Project Leaders.

What will I gain?

Experience of working with children and young people.

Training and support

Full training provided by the Project Leaders.

Time commitment

Sessions run on various days/times depending on school/youth group requests. Commitment is flexible - you can do one session or multiple sessions.

Food

Yes

Travel

Yes

Childcare

Yes

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Various schools and colleges across Sheffield.

Travel information

Travel time depends on school location (volunteers will travel in a group either by public transport or taxi from the SU).
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Food waste and sustainability
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening
  • Skills and InterestsCampaigning, Communication skills, Sheffield Volunteering internal project, Teaching, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsTeaching, Third sector and charity work

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