CAFOD Clifton – School Volunteers

CAFOD Clifton is actively recruiting School Volunteers for Education purposes in Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and 6th Form Colleges

For Primary Schools the School Volunteer role is very important in giving pupils an awareness of who CAFOD is and to helping explain what CAFOD does.

Rough Guide for Children

The Education role in Primary Schools consists of:

    • Complete relevant training with CAFOD’s Education Team
    • Initiate and build relationships through regular contact with allocated primary schools, maintain own knowledge of current developments with training etc.
    • Meet regularly (i.e. at least once a year) with Head and CAFOD Volunteers Co-ordinator to ensure activities fit into school curriculum
    • Through assemblies and/or classroom workshops, raise awareness about global development issues and promote the work of CAFOD (particularly around the two Fast days) within the school environment and to encourage to fundraise wherever possible
    • Attend Understanding CAFOD Day, two Schools Volunteer Training Days, shadowing another School Volunteer, and attending annual Volunteers’ Refresher Days
    • Complete and email/post the appropriate paperwork to the Diocesan Office, after every school visit

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Samples from Primary School Rough Guide to CAFOD Presentation

In Secondary Schools our young people are brilliant advocates in campaigning for social justice and in helping promote that which we are all called to, of “Just One World”

The Education role in Secondary Schools consists of: 

  • Complete relevant training with CAFOD’s Education Team
  • Attend Understanding CAFOD Day, two Schools Volunteer Training Days, shadowing another School Volunteer, and attending annual Volunteers’ Refresher Days
  • As per Primary School Volunteer with the addition of looking at Chaplains, Teachers, Diocesan Youth Service to also serve the role of volunteers in schools, and with the addition of encouraging High Schools to form CAFOD groups
  • Nurture good working relationships through regular contact with allocated secondary schools, maintain own knowledge of current developments with training etc.
  • Meet regularly (i.e. at least once a year) with Head and CAFOD Volunteers Co-ordinator to ensure activities fit into school curriculum
  • Respond to invitations to deliver assemblies and/or classrooms workshops, to raise awareness about global development issues and promote the work of CAFOD (particularly around the two Fast days) within the school environment and to encourage  support for CAFOD wherever possible
  • Complete and email/post the appropriate paperwork to the Diocesan Office, after every school visit

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