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Volunteering

Volunteering Overseas for Young People 18-25 UPDATE

UPDATE

We now have the roadshow application forms for volunteering overseas and you can get it from here

Information about what Y-Care does can be found at the ycareinternational website.

Originally post – July 31, 2017

Y Care International is running an exciting programme for young people aged 18-25 to volunteer overseas for up to 3 months and make a difference in some of the world’s poorest communities.

 

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Volunteer as a Trustee with YMCA Teesdale

Volunteering

As the merger of YMCA Teesdale and YMCA North Tyneside gathers pace, so does our need for volunteers. We are asking our community to help. We have volunteering places available within our Youth WorkCafes and Retail shop or maybe you’d like to consider becoming a Trustee.

If you can not volunteer at this time but still wish to help, please consider making a donation here.

 

Trustee

YMCA Teesdale is a Company Limited by Guarantee.

You would be jointly responsible with other trustees for:

  • Ensuring that the YMCA Teesdale is governed properly and in accordance with The Charity Commission’s and Companies House requirements.
  • Enabling the organisation to shape a strategy to deliver its aims and objectives.
  • Ensuring all statutory, legal and financial obligations are met.
  • Being an employer of paid staff.
  • Working to positively promote and support Teesdale YMCA’s values and profile.
  • The skills/experience you might bring to the roll; through relevant professional skills and employment experience:
    • Financial.
    • Administrative.
    • Educational.
    • Youth work.
    • Social work.
    • Business.
    • Legal.
    • Media.
  • Community involvement in Teesdale.
  • A passion for enabling young people and others to be safe and to develop their potential.
  • You would also need to demonstrate:
    • The ability to be a team player at a senior level.
    • Have the skill to sift, consider and process complex information.
    • Be able to articulately explain your thoughts.
    • Can contribute to informed decision-making.
  • Respect confidentiality.

Interested in volunteering as a Trustee? Please get in touch.

 

How to get in touch

Telephone : 01833 695780 (during normal office hours).

Email: hannah@teesdaleymca.com / info@teesdaleymca.com

Contact form on the website or via Facebook.

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Volunteering at our Community Coffee Shops

Volunteering

As the merger of YMCA Teesdale and YMCA North Tyneside gathers pace, so does our need for volunteers. We are asking our community to help. We have volunteering places available within our Youth WorkCafes and Retail shop or maybe you’d like to consider becoming a Trustee.

If you can not volunteer at this time but still wish to help, please consider making a donation here.

 

Community Cafes

We have 2 coffee shops. One at the Cockfiled Community Centre in Lipscomb Hall and another YMCA Coffee Shop at the Randolph Centre in Evenwood. As with many coffee shops they can become very busy at times. Each cafe have different opening times and days. These can be found out by looking at the separate pages by the clicking on the names above.

Duties would include

  • Interacting with members of the public.
  • Taking orders.
  • Preparing food.
  • Baking.
  • Taking payments.
  • Cleaning.
  • Support community members using the facilities available.
    • (A knowledge of computers is desirable, but certainly not necessary. Only at our Cockfield cafe)

If you are interested in volunteering in our busy coffee shops please get in touch.

 

How to get in touch

Telephone : 01833 695780 (during normal office hours).

Email: lesley@teesdaleymca.com / info@teesdaleymca.com

Contact form on the website or via Facebook.

“Volunteering for YMCA Teesdale has been a great experience so far, the staff are fun to be around and I’m looking forward to the merger going through…..”

 

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YMCA Charity Shop

 

Barnard Castle YMCA Charity Shop

YMCA Teesdale is extremely proud of Barnard Castle YMCA charity shop. YMCA Teesdale and YMCA Barnard Castle Charity Shop work in partnership, for example, a proportion of the money raised in the shop, through the sale of donated goods, is used to help transform the lives of the young people in our community.

Our shop sells a huge range of items. Second-hand retro goods, high street and designer clothing, accessories, books and also have a small selection of furniture plus so much more.

We have a number of volunteer opportunities at our YMCA shop.

  • Sorting and preparing clothes or furniture for sale.
  • Back office duties – steaming, pricing and sorting stock.
  • Using the till.
  • Arranging collections of donated items.
  • Selling goods.
  • Interacting with members of the public.
  • Representing YMCA on the high street.

Our shop gets very busy and we are in real need of YOU. Please get in touch and help.

 

How to get in touch

If you are interested in volunteering please call in to the shop for an application form or download it here.

Please contact YMCA Teesdale Retail Shop (Barnard Castle) directly for further information.

Tel: 01833 630454

or call in
18/18A Horsemarket
Barnard Castle

 

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Volunteering in Youth Work. Could you help?

Youth Work Volunteering

“Volunteering for YMCA Teesdale has been a great experience so far, the staff are fun to be around and I’m looking forward to the merger going through…..”

 

Volunteering

As the merger of YMCA Teesdale and YMCA North Tyneside gathers pace, so does our need for volunteers. We are asking our community to help. We have volunteering places available within our Youth Work, Cafes and Retail shop or maybe you’d like to consider becoming a Trustee.

 

Youth Work

  • Supporting youth workers in engaging with young people who attend YMCA Teesdale through a range of activities and programs.
  • Work in partnership with professionals from other organisations that support young people such as social care, health, police, schools, youth offending teams and local authorities.
  • Help plan programmes on topics such as health, fitness, smoking cessation, drug and alcohol awareness, relationships and bullying.
  • Provide social, emotional and behavioural support, or just be a friendly face.

Youth work volunteers require safeguarding training and a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

 

If you are interested in volunteering and supporting our Youth Work program please get in touch.

 

How to get in touch

Telephone : 01833 695780 (during normal office hours).

Email: hannah@teesdaleymca.cominfo@teesdaleymca.com

Contact form on the website or via Facebook.

 

If you can not volunteer at this time but still wish to help, please consider making a donation here.

 

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