Your role and responsibilities as a Young Somerset Volunteer will vary and be dependent on which YS team you are supporting.  Some of the tasks you may be involved with are: 

  • Supporting staff to deliver our services in line with YS policies, procedures, and guidelines. 
  • Supporting staff in delivering activities which promote young people’s personal, social, educational, and economic development. 
  • Assisting with signposting and giving advice to young people. 
  • Providing young people with a suitable role model. 
  • Supporting staff in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. 
  • Taking an active part in organised group work within youth club. 
  • Supporting staff in ensuring that our work operates within a safe environment for young people, staff, fellow volunteers, and all visitors. 
  • Providing support to staff at events we host.