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We advance the development of children and young people by facilitating innovative, playful and creative educational opportunities that support and improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

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Activity Play-worker / Coordinator

One day · 2–4 hrs
Minehead Eye, 1 Mart Rd, Minehead, England TA24 5AE, United Kingdom
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Summary

We are seeking fun, creative and conscientious Activity Coordinator's to work alongside the C.L.O.W.N.S delivery team!

Detailed description

Whether it's soft play sessions, messy play activities, or wild walks in nature, no two days will ever be the same when you volunteer as one of our Activity Play-worker / Coordinator .


This is a high-energy, active role, with the potential to work across the communities of West Somerset; ideal for someone keen to gain experience working with children in a learning / support setting, or someone who has perhaps worked with children previously but can now dedicate some of their free time and energy to supporting a good cause.


Providing sessions to young children (aged 0 - 6 years) you will work alongside an experienced member of the C.L.O.W.N.S team, supporting on the delivery of a range of fun learning and development activities. You will be responsible for promoting the work of C.L.O.W.N.S directly to service users and parents wherever possible, advocating our core values, and always ensuring robust safeguarding standards, creating a safe and supportive environment for the children we work with.


MAIN DUTIES


  • Ensure that C.L.O.W.N.S activities meet the full range of participant needs, and support on the facilitation of our activities and opportunities
  • Check and prepare activity equipment, and ensure that activity areas for children are safe
  • Liaise directly with service users / parents on a day-to-day basis, as necessary
  • Follow all relevant policy and procedure, specifically equal opportunities, safeguarding, and health and safety
  • Work enthusiastically as part of a team


Who we are


At C.L.O.W.N.S we aim to respond to the ever-changing needs of children living in Somerset West. Our focus is upon outreach, working directly within communities experiencing degrees of social isolation, and specifically children who are impacted by social mobility issues.


We do this by delivering community based activities that meaningfully support the learning and development of children, empowering them to both be and feel aspirational, while nurturing positive lifestyle habits and good physical and mental health and wellbeing.


Bringing children and families together, we create high-energy, safe learning environments, harnessing the creative and developmental potential of a range of disciplines, spanning ‘play sessions’, nature walks, arts and crafts, and more. 


Get in touch!


To discuss this exciting opportunity and find out more, please contact us here or via the C.L.O.W.N.S website.

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About CLOWNS (Creating Learning Opportunities for Western Somerset)

We advance the development of children and young people by facilitating innovative, playful and creative educational opportunities that support and improve their physical and mental wellbeing.
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