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country Great Britain: YMCA FAIRTHORNE MANOR - LTV CONCUKLTV01-21
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22/03/2021 - 5/11/2021
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Day-to-day, the main role of our volunteering team will be to ensure all visitors to YMCA Fairthorne Manor have an experience that really embodies all of YMCA’s values: Welcoming, Active, Listening, Inspiring, Caring, Exciting. During your time with YMCA, you will act as host to their groups, leading activities and games, running evening entertainment, ensuring the smooth running of our dining room, singing at campfire, playing in the mud with our toddler groups, welcoming families to events, be a pro at ‘doing the YMCA’ dance routine and generally making a huge difference to our community! Behind the scenes you will ensure the smooth running of our large operation. Sometimes you may be helping to look after our beautiful woodland and grassland areas, maintain activities, putting up tents with our Estates team, helping out in the kitchen, making beds and much, much more.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

You will be allocated a basic room, which (depending on its size) you will share with up to 4 other volunteers. It should also be remembered that this is a public facility and therefore Health and Safety laws do apply. This means it must be kept clean and tidy at all times with rubbish removed daily. FOOD: ‘Canteen style’ with a limited choice but with a vegetarian option. There is no ‘self’ catering option. Three meals a day are provided, which includes a cooked breakfast and / or cereals, lunch and a cooked evening meal. Meals are at set times. IMPORTANT: Please remember it’s not a 5* hotel. YMCA is more like a youth hostel with dormitory-style accommodation and basic fa

Lage und Freizeit

Fairthorne Manor is located in a village called Curdridge which is near the city of Southampton on the south coast of England. It is about 15 minutes’ walk from Fairthorne Manor into the village where there are shops and pubs. The nearest train station is Botley from where it is about half an hour’s journey into Southampton.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The YMCA Fairthorne is offering the opportunity to international volunteers to do an 7 and ½ -month project starting at the end of March 2021 that will provide you with valuable experience and training to run a variety of activities with children. Here is what they say: “Each year we welcome thousands of visitors to YMCA Fairthorne Manor’s 94 acre site on the South Coast. The site includes sweeping grounds, mature woodland, a lake, access to the River Hamble and a range of exciting outdoor activities. It’s a place of firsts, whether it’s a toddler playing in the mud, being away from home, new activities or a school trip to remember. Enabling young people to grow and thrive is only made possible with the help of top-notch volunteers from around the globe. Can you help add the sparkle to everything we do? Volunteer with us to help support happy, healthy lives for all.”. About the YMCA The YMCA started in 1844 in London and has grown to become a worldwide organisation with 45 million members in 125 countries. The YMCA has adapted to the needs of today and works with all ages, races, religions and cultures. Each YMCA now operates on a local scale, delivering services that meet the needs of their local community, in keeping with the wider organisation’s values and aims. At YMCA Fairthorne Group, they are proud to be affiliated with the wider YMCA movement – the world’s largest and longest-running youth charity. The YMCA Fairthorne Group operates throughout Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton from 30 venues. Their programmes include 14 early years settings, school holiday Daycamps, community activities, residential centres, camping and housing for young people. Part of the YMCA Fairthorne Group, YMCA Fairthorne Manor, provides a wide range of programmes on-site, including high quality childcare for children aged 0-5yrs, school holiday Day-camps, residential programmes for groups, a family campsite and community activities.

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HOW TO APPLY: • All applicants must request an application pack and send a completed VEF, YMCA application form + two professional references, including one from their most recent school/ college or employer. • Skype Interviews: will be arranged individually • After Skype interview, if confirmed on the project, they should send a certificate of good conduct /police check from your home country UK VISA COSTS: EU, EEA and Swiss citizens must apply for a VISA through the new UK points-based system taking affect from 1 January 2021.This is a tier 5 charity workers visa. The cost for the VISA will be £189 for volunteers from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden or Turkey. Non-EU citizens must also apply for a tier 5 charity workers visa and the cost will be approximately £244. In addition, ALL VOLUNTEERS (both EU and non-EU) will need to pay an immigration health surcharge (currently £624) to the UK Government when they apply for the VISA. COVID 19 ARRIVAL IN THE UK: As the situation stands at the time of writing this project description, volunteers (depending on country of origin) will have to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival at the YMCA. They will be provided with a single room to isolate in, with internet connection and personal bathroom and toilet. Food will be delivered to them in the room. During the period of self-isolation the volunteers will carry out an online training to be prepared for their role at the YMCA. Please make sure that you are ok with this arrangement and if you have any questions please let us know. EXTRA FEE: £50 (GBP) - a small contribution to Concordia’s administration fees.

Anforderungen

YMCA wants you as a volunteer if… • You know how to have fun • You want to make friends from all over the world • You love being outside, come rain or shine • You like working with children and young people and have some experience of this • You want to help make a difference to our community • You want to learn new skills, and improve the amazing ones you already have • You like the idea of no two days being the same • You love the idea of making children’s and adult’s stay with us one they will remember forever! What you get in return… • Full training and development opportunities • 3 meals a day • Free accommodation in shared dorm style rooms • A volunteer expenses payment of £70 per week • The chance to work with a really varied community • Great fun in the great outdoors • The chance to build friendships that last a lifetime • Learn new skills to stand you in good stead for many careers • Mentoring from our experienced staff team • The opportunity to learn about and be part of a huge international YMCA movement • A full outdoor uniform that is yours to keep afterwards • Fun staff and volunteer social events.
Organisation CONCORDIA UK Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen TERMINAL: Nearest airport: London Airports. Nearest train stations: Botley Railway Station Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Great Britain: YMCA FAIRTHORNE MANOR - MTV CONCUKMTV01-21
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21/06/2021 - 5/09/2021
Extra-Gebühr GBP 50
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You will be joining the very successful Daycamp programme as a Volunteer group leader, and trained in a variety of activities including Obstacle Course, Aqua Slide and Den Building, as well as group games and Playwork. You will have responsibility for the well-being of groups of children aged 4-16 and will be their support and inspiration while they are here. You will need enthusiasm and imagination to welcome and provide an amazing experience for the children. You might be also involved in supporting the set-up, running and take down of the Young Cares Festival in June – this specific event will take place during a weekend at the end of June and still has to be confirmed. Volunteers are provided with £70 per week pocket money. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Actively engaging children/young people, providing encouragement and support • Being a welcoming and caring individual and an inspirational role model • Working with and respecting others in a large and diverse team • Being responsible for children’s welfare and pastoral needs during their stay • Leading non ropes/water activities • Ensuring quality provision and consistency of care • Supporting Activity Instructors in “Kitting up/down” • Assisting in the supervision of children on Instructor led activities • Supervising the children’s lunch & break times and during “Manor Shop” time. • Depending on age and ability, taking children to the toilet/helping them change out of wet clothes • Managing children’s behaviour with support from the Age Group Leader • To act in the interests of your own safety & the safety of others at all times • Anything else reasonably requested by the management of the organisation • To follow YMCA Fairthorne Group’s Safe Guarding, Child Protection and Safer Working practice policies at all times. Taking any concerns regarding a health or/and wellbeing to your line manager or senior management.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will be allocated a basic room, which may be shared with up to 4 other volunteers/instructors. Three meals a day will be provided in the dining room and there are toilet and shower facilities and a washing machine. Please note, do not expect a 5* hotel! Fairthorne is more like a youth hostel with dormitory-style accommodation and basic facilities.

Lage und Freizeit

Fairthorne Manor is located in a village called Curdridge which is near the city of Southampton on the South Coast of England. It is about 15 minutes’ walk from Fairthorne Manor into the village where there are shops and pubs. The nearest train station is Botley from where it is about half an hour’s journey into Southampton city centre.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

YMCA Fairthorne Group is a fast-growing charity. Our mission is to champion and add value to young lives by providing experiences that challenge, enable and develop the individual. Fairthorne Manor, part of the Fairthorne Group, delivers outdoor education and environmental programmes to over 20,000 children and young people each year on both a residential and day basis. The Outdoor programme consists of a wide range of activities, including canoeing, climbing, bush-craft, abseiling, archery and a range of team games and pastoral activities. During term time, we deliver a diverse outdoor education programme to school and community groups, whilst during the holidays, we run an enormously successful Daycamp programme for children aged 4 to 16 years, catering for up to 500 children per day. We also run children’s birthday parties and family open days and camping, corporate team building days and community events such as Youth band practice, church meetings and counselling groups. Fairthorne Manor delivers services and programmes 7 days of the week throughout most of the year.

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TRAINING: The YMCA offers full and comprehensive training in all elements of running outdoor activities. WORKING HOURS: You will work Monday-Friday and have Saturdays and Sundays off. Your hours of work will be any set period between 7.45-6.00, some evening work will also be required. PLEASE NOTE ABOUT DATES: If the young carers festival next year (for which the volunteers are needed to support the event) will not go ahead, then the start date could be moved from 21st June to the 5th July instead. YMCA will let us and all volunteers placed on the project know as soon as possible in 2021 if that is going to be the case. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND HOW TO APPLY: • As of 1st January 2021, all applicants both from EU and Non EU countries will have to apply for a VISA to join the project. Cost of VISA is £244 for most countries. • However, if you apply for a VISA from these countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden or Turkey; in that case the fee is £189. • VISA takes several weeks to process so you need to apply well in advance. • All applicants must request an application pack and send a completed VEF, YMCA application form + two references, including one from their most recent school/ college or employer. • Skype Interviews: will be arranged individually • After Skype interview, if confirmed on the project, they should send a certificate of good conduct /police check from your home country • Volunteers (depending on countries they are coming from) will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival due to COVID. YMCA will have rooms for volunteers to self-isolate, which have their own toilet. Food is provided and taken to the volunteers’ rooms. During the isolation period volunteers will do their training, which will be done online. EXTRAFEE: £50 (GBP) - a small contribution to Concordia’s administration fees.

Anforderungen

Volunteer profile: • A caring, welcoming individual, who actively engages with children and adults alike, who listens and shows respect to all, and can be an exciting and inspiring role model. • A genuine enthusiasm for the work of the organisation. • Ability and willingness to relate positively to customers (many of whom are children) and staff. • Ability to motivate others. • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. • A creative and flexible approach to the work of the organisation. • Good level of English is required EXPERIENCE: Some experience of working with groups of young people in educational, youth or sporting environment.
Organisation CONCORDIA UK Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Nearest airport: London or Southampton Airports - Nearest train station: Botley train station Projekt-Sprache(n) English
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