Parent Committee Member

Congresbury Youth Partnership

Name: Parent Committee Member
Organisation: Congresbury Youth Partnership
Location: Youth Club Portakabin, Off of Kent Road, Congresbury, North Somerset, BS49 5BD
Type: Part Time
We hold one committee meeting a month on the 3rd Tuesday evening of the month. Committee members are asked to try to attend at least every other meeting. We would also ask you to help plan and run some of the special events we participate in during the year.

Description

Are you organised, do you have good ideas to share and could you help with event organising?
We are looking for parents to help us plan and run regular activities and occasional events.
Parent Committee members help support the youth workers and volunteer team to plan the services and a programme of events being run to support the young people in Congresbury. Your assistance is greatly appreciated in organising and running fund raising events. Events could include:
quiz night at the local pub
stalls and raffle sales at the Village fete
stall at the Christmas fayre
annual Youth Partnership awards evening
family fun events on Millennium Green

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Organisation Description

CYP works with the part-time Youth Workers to support the young people of Congresbury and surrounding areas, providing a variety of opportunities and activities to meet the needs of 8-14 year olds. Our work is funded partly by Congresbury Parish Council.
CYP promotes and supports development of teenage and adult volunteering and young people's involvement in the community.

Our current activities include:
•After school club on a Tuesday and Wednesday (Term time only).
•Youth Club session for young people, in school years 6 & 7, on Wednesday evening (Term time only).
•Youth Club session for young people, in school years 7 to 10, on Thursday evening (Term time only).
•Holiday activities during selected school holidays.
•Ad hoc fund raising events for families and young people.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Children
  • Families
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Advice, Information and Support
  • Business, Management and Research
  • Community Work
  • Entertainment
  • Fundraising
  • General and Helping
  • Local Events
  • Marketing, PR and Media
  • Trusteeship and Committee Work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required, but we would ideally prefer our committee members to have a passion about supporting youth work and to have some knowledge of local needs.
Your ideas will be listened to. Support from other committee members, staff and youth group volunteers will be available to turn ideas into actions.


Benefits

You could get a lot back from a volunteering with us:
Satisfaction of putting your skills to good use to support the local youth
Experience to add to your CV
Increase in confidence
Possibility of a reference

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 13
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: No
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Can be supported
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Trial Period