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    Young Enterprise volunteers needed!

    Role Title


    Local Board Member




    Attend regular meetings as arranged by the Local Board

    and local YE Manager.




    Local Boards are local committees of Volunteers

    responsible for a defined geographical area. The Local

    Board usually consists of up to 12 members with

    expertise, knowledge and contacts in local business,

    education, community networks



    . Works on volunteer committee to support the

    delivery of company based programmes

    . Coordinates and hosts training sessions & events

    for student companies

    . Shares knowledge, skills and experience with


    . Works closely with YE staff to raise profile of YE

    . Fulfils a Local Board member defined role e.g. to support fundraising, PR, finance or other activities as agreed within the Local Board




    To organise, expand and develop the experience of Young Enterprise within its area, with the twin aims of giving the opportunity of participating in Young Enterprise Programmes to as many young people as

    possible whilst maintaining or improving the quality of

    the experience.





    . Self confidence

    . Influencing

    . Networking

    . Presentation

    . Public Speaking

    . Communication

    . Negotiation

    . Mediation

    . Understanding Others’ Perspective

    . Provide Constructive Feedback

    . Leadership

    . Project Management

    . Time Management

    . Team Working



    Denise Chapman

    Young Enterprise Manager

    North East

    Unit Jc04, Jupiter Centre, North East Business & Innovation Centre

    Wearfield, Enterprise Park East, Sunderland, SR5 2TA


    M 0773 9524 976






    Information for Employers and Northumbria Students

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    Volunteer Opportunities at the Millin Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Play Volunteer Opportunities at Millin Centre

     Millin Centre is a community centre in Benwell which offers a range of courses, training and activities suitable for the whole community. We are currently recruiting Play Volunteers to support a play area in the Millin Centre Activity Hall which takes place while parents attend social courses. Days and times will vary.

     Volunteer Responsibilities

    • To supervise and play with small children and toddlers aged 1-4 years
    • To work alongside other volunteers and Millin Centre staff to ensure children are playing safely
    • Facilitate games and songs when suitable

     Volunteer Requirements and Suitability       

    • Volunteers should be friendly and outgoing and able to work well with children and families.
    • Volunteers will be required to provide two relevant references
    • Volunteers will have a full CRB disclosure, informal interview and induction.

    If you are interested in this opportunity or have any queries, please contact Kirsty McDine, the Volunteer Supervisor, on 0191 2725115 or by emailing