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The Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre

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The Balsam Centre is an independent charity set up by local people for local people, focusing on mental health and wellbeing - providing groups and activities to minimise loneliness and isolation, and ...

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Forest School Assistant

Forest School Assistant

Organisation role · 2 hrs/Week · Starting from 17 Nov 2023
BA9 9HB, Wincanton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Children & youthWellbeingNature & sustainability
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An opportunity to volunteer as a Forest School Assistant, supporting young people to engage in Forest school activities.

Detailed description

Explore at the Orchard is a small friendly Forest School activity for 11-16 year old's. Sessions are currently held on a Friday morning between 9-11.30 p.m. The Children learn the art of building fires, using tools safely, craft things, cooking on an open fire and much more in The Orchard which is a small outdoor area at the Balsam Centre set up for small groups.

Volunteers would:

  • Support Balsam Centre staff in delivery of the forest school programme.
  • Supervise five children per session alongside a Balsam Centre staff member with the activities.
  • Support Balsam Centre staff to look after children
  • Help to create a cheerful and enjoyable environment for children throughout the morning .
  • Document session impact via photos and short interactions with children.

This role would suit an energetic, fun and creative individual who likes spending time with young people. All volunteers require a DBS check which is funded by the Centre. We would like to recruit 1 volunteer that can commit to Friday mornings in term time.

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About The Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre is an independent charity set up by local people for local people, focusing on mental health and wellbeing - providing groups and activities to minimise loneliness and isolation, and supporting people who are experiencing mental health difficulties.