Project information

THE JUNIOR HELPERS AND YOUNG VOLUNTEERS

A group of young people of all abilities, aged 13 to 17, who volunteer their time and energy to helping InterActive on the various projects we run.

the project is ongoing

Charity information: InterActive Whitby and District

InterActive Whitby and District
  • Need

    Need

    The lack of work experience and volunteer opportunities in this field of work for young people in this area, particularly those from the rural villages
    The lack of meaningful work experience opportunities for young people with disabilities or special needs

    Solution

    By providing accessible opportunities for constructive work experience and volunteering, with the support needed to ensure that young people with special needs can contribute fully

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide work experience and volunteer opportunities for local young people of all abilities

    Activities

    » Offer young people of all abilities training , work experience, volunteer opportunities and support as required

    Success will be the number of young people of all abilities accessing the Junior helper opportunities...


  • Impact

    Impact

    YOung people, especially those with disabilities, learning new skills, gaining confidence and becoming involved in the community

    Risk

    The summer projects not running through lack of funding. This would mean that there would be no volunteer opportunities.
    We keep making grant applications!

    Reporting

    In whatever way donors request. If no specific requests are made, we will send a letter of thanks, followed by regular updates through our newsletter and annual report

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £10,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £10,000 salaries Project co-ordinator and support workers for young people with disabilities
  • Background

    Location

    In the Whitby and surrounding rural area

    Beneficiaries

    young people aged 13 to 17

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the only organisation in the area offering this sort of experience to disabled young people

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Co-Ordinator

    Oversees and manages all aspects of the project

    Project Leader

    Organises the work of the volunteers and ensures they have the support they need