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Stepping Out Volunteer (from September 2023)

Staffordshire Road Safety Education Team (SCC)

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Assisting the local Road Safety Education Officer with the Stepping Out Scheme in schools.

The role will require walking, interacting with children and other adults, Class Teachers and Teaching Assistants

There are two sessions that volunteers can help with, firstly our Practise Walk where the Road Safety Education Officer teaches the children to cross correctly using the green cross code, and how to keep themselves safe at all times. Volunteers can help by demonstrating good skills to the children, reminding them about what to do and helping those who require additional help.

The second session is our observed walk, on this occasion the Road Safety Education Officer has a route that the children will follow, the volunteers will be placed at designated crossing points on the route and will supervise children to ensure that they cross safely. Volunteers will use our marking grid to help with the assessment of the children and if time permits would be able to assist the Road Safety Education Officer with the assessment documents and certificates.

Full training will be provided.

Administration,Teaching & Training

Admin, Evaluating & Reviewing

Be willing to undertake a DBS Check Enjoy working with young children patient good communication skills Like being outside in all weathers

helping children to learn a vital skill working with a very enthusiastic team of professionals gentle exercise can provide you with a range of skills for future employment

Practise Walk is 1.5 hours per class (up to 3 classes at a time) max 5 hour working time Observed Walk - maximum of 3 hours

Further location details may be provided below.

Lisa Wright

Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield District, Newcastle under Lyme, South Staffordshire, Stafford & Stone, Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke on Trent and Tamworth.

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We can print out larger marking grids if required, put volunteers in positions that would make it more accessible for them.

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18 and over

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 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

all volunteers who receive a satisfactory DBS check.

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The work generally takes place outside, masks can be provided if required. Hand sanitiser can be provided if required.

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