NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated service across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person experiencing care should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives as their peers.
If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you.
Could you volunteer and make a difference to a local young person in care?
An Independent Visitor is an adult volunteer who provides support and friendship to a young person in care. This involves establishing a long term supportive relationship where the young person will have the opportunity to develop their interests, learn new skills and build their self-esteem.We are looking to recruit volunteers to support young people who are under Local Authority care in Pan Gwent.
You do not need any special qualifications, but we are looking for dedicated people of all ages who are comfortable with befriending and being a good role model for a child or young person who may have experienced difficult times during their childhood. We ask that you are able to commit to a few hoursonce per monthfor a minimum of 2 years.This is a worthwhile opportunity where you will make a positive difference to the life of a vulnerable young person, become part of a leading national children's charity, gain valuable experience, meet new people and have fun!An interview and selection process including an enhanced DBS check, references and a digital risk assessment are required for this role. Please have a look at the role description above, which explains more about the skills needed for this role and the activities involved.
To apply, please click on the apply button at the top of this page where you will be asked to upload a CVand complete a very short application form.If you have any questions, or if you need any help applying, please contact Alyson Sefton on 07785950424.