GEM Volunteer at St Swithun's

This role would be suited to any person interested in working with children and families
Flexible hours From Tue 4th Feb 2020 Wakefield East view map

Get Eastmoor Moving (GEM) is a holiday activity scheme for children aged 6-12 held at St Swithuns Community Centre. GEM activities take place throughout the year, outside of term time.

You will be working with children and their families and will need to have good communication skills, patience and a caring personality. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic volunteers who are trust worthy and responsible. You will work with a team of volunteers to plan activities and ensure they are well organised.

Tasks: Volunteers will assist staff with the following:supervision of children ages 6-12 on centre based activities, supervision of children while on trips out, supervision of children over lunchtimes, petty cash handling and daily registration of children, Promotion of activities and events – distributing flyers and posters

Skills development: This role will enable volunteers to gain experience of working with children and families, in a community setting. Volunteers will develop communications, organisation, planning and delivery skills. Volunteers will hopefully build effective working relationships with centre users, staff, volunteers and other local agencies.


£3.50 daily for drinks and a meal from our cafe


Young people, Vulnerable people

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People who are older


Accessible toilet(s)

Minimum age


Skills gained

Listening, Organising, Reading & writing, Maths/Numeracy, Talking to others, Teamwork, IT / Computers

Skills needed

Listening, Teamwork, Talking to others


Criminal record check (DBS), Live locally, References

Eastmoor community project ltd at St Swithun's

Eastmoor Community Project Ltd at St Swithun’s Centre is an independent non profit organization established in 1998. We are a small charity set up to encourage community involvement and participation in the Eastmoor area.
01924 361212
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