Youth Worker

The Pod

Name: Youth Worker
Organisation: The Pod
Location: Vallis Youth & Community Centre, Vallis Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3EF
Type: Part Time
A bank of Volunteers are employed to support the Youth Workers and Young People who attend. As a bank worker you would be required to work a minimum of one session per month with the possibility of a weekly or fortnightly commitment.


Are you free on Tuesday evenings? If so, would you like to volunteer at The Pod Youth Club in Frome?

The Pod Youth club is a weekly youth club in term time that welcomes children aged 10-18 years old with additional needs and social communication difficulties. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in working with young people to do so in a fun and inclusive environment.

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Organisation Description

The Pod provides leisure, social and personal development opportunities for Disabled Children and Young People and their families in Frome, Somerset.


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Cause / Interests

  • Art & Crafts
  • Children
  • Disability
  • Sport & Outdoor Activities
  • Young People

Types of Activity

  • Art and Crafts
  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Fundraising
  • General and Helping
  • Sports Development
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications


There are no specific requirements just a willingness to get involved and contribute during sessions to meet the needs of young people, with a fun and enthusiastic approach.


The Pod offers on the job training but also additional training can be funded by the charity, volunteer's expenses will be covered.

This is an excellent opportunity for a student training in social care and/or youth work.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: covered by the charity
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Compulsory training in Child Protection is required
Other: Further training will be provided

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, References, Taster session, DBS Check