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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Yes Futures

Volunteering with Yes Futures:

Our vision is a future where all young people are confident, resilient and lead fulfilling lives.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to be an integral part of the Yes Futures programmes as a One-to-One Coach from September 22 - Feb 2023.

As a One-to-One Coach, you will work online with students who attend secondary schools across London, East Anglia and the South, empowering them to believe in themselves. This is a remote coaching role, allowing you to volunteer with us from anywhere in the UK.

A One-to-One Coach is responsible for:

  • Supporting your allocated students to identify their personal strengths and set goals through a series of four online coaching sessions.
  • Attending the pre-session briefings and post-session debriefs with your Programme Manager (on the same day as coaching sessions).
  • Attending the Welcome Session online workshop to meet students (approx. 1 hour).
  • Communicating with your Programme Manager throughout the programme regarding student engagement and progress, including writing brief session records for each student.
  • Engaging with Yes Futures' evaluation procedures, including writing end of programme notes on students and sharing your feedback of your experience in the Coach Survey.

You will also have the option to:

  • Attend the Into the Wild residential (highly recommended).
  • Attend Play Your Part and World of Work day trips.
  • Be involved in Yes Futures social media and blog writing.
  • Attend social events to meet other Yes Futures Coaches.
What does it take to be a volunteer?

Coaching experience is not necessary as full training is provided, but commitment and enthusiasm are essential. If you have a proactive attitude and feel excited and committed to Yes Futures’ vision of helping young people become confident, resilient and lead fulfilling lives, then we want to hear from you!

You will gain:
  • Coaching skills
  • Transferable skills
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of young people
  • A supportive and friendly network
  • Leadership skills
  • Behaviour management experience
  • Group facilitation
  • Youth engagement

Our award-winning programme provides Yes Futures Coaches with full training, DBS checks and ongoing support, enabling you to thrive and develop your coaching skills in a collaborative environment. This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and gain vital coaching experience at no cost to you.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Wed Aug 31, 2022 - Tue Feb 28, 2023
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM

WHERE

International House BrixtonLondonLondon, SW9 7QEUnited Kingdom

(51.46398,-0.11302)
 

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  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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