Yes Futures is an award-winning educational charity and we are looking for enthusiastic and committed Coaches to help run our youth personal development programmes from September to February 2019.
Benefits to you:
The programmes involve a range of extra-curricular experiences: including visits to workplaces, employment skills workshops, community action challenges, an outdoor residential trip, as well as regular Coaching sessions in schools. The programme lasts for five months (September- February 2019), with approximately one session every three weeks. This works out as approximately 100 hours across a five-month period, as follows:
1 full day pre-programme training (7 hours)
11 programme sessions, which include team debriefs and one-to-one reflections on your practice:
1 after-school Welcome Session (2 hours)
5 half days of Coaching (approx. 3-5 hours per day within school hours)
1 World of Work day trip (7 hours within school hours)
1 Play Your Part day trip (7 hours within school hours)
3 days (2 nights) Into the Wild residential trip from Friday morning to Sunday evening
PLUS (Optional): 1 after school session for the Graduation ceremony in December
earning and commitment at the end of the programme;
Join a team of committed, hard-working and friendly colleagues;
Make a real, tangible difference to a group of young people;
Thrive in a role with a high degree of responsibility;
Balance a flexible role around your other responsibilities;
Enjoy working with other like-minded people;
Enhance your skills through regular professional development support.
The closing date for applications is the 18th August 2019.
About Yes Futures
Yes Futures is a charity that enables young people to fulfil their potential, through a personal development programme for 8-18 year olds. The programme involves a range of extra-curricular experiences: including visits to workplaces, employment skill workshops, community action challenges, an outdoor residential trip, as well as regular Coaching sessions.
Through focused support, and enabling them to achieve new successes in unfamiliar environments, we develop young people’s confidence, resilience and life skills, preparing them to lead fulfilling adult lives.
What are they looking for?
Your eligibility to apply:
You do not need to have prior experience working with young people or prior Coaching experience to join our Coaching programme. Equally, we are keen to accept individuals who are already experienced Coaches, who can add their experience to support both our young people and newer Coaches. Regardless of your existing skills and motivations for applying, you will need to have a strong passion for the Yes Futures vision and a commitment to enabling young people to fulfil their potential.
Please note in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 to apply for a volunteer position with Yes Futures, you must eligible to live and work in the UK.