Unit 3: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People & Adults

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Helping in Schools 24/02/2012 UNIT 3: COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE & ADULTS. TASK : 8 PROFFESIONAL CONDUCT & COMMUNICATION TASK (1) 1) Describe the role of a volunteer working in school in supporting children and young people. You should describe how to establish professional relationships with children. Explain how your approach to supporting might vary according to the age of the children / young people you are involved in supporting for example, preschool, primary, secondary or Post 16. The role of a Volunteer is to support the overall learning in school, this can be done a variety of ways such as: A volunteer can meet the above roles through establishing…show more content…
I,e being friendly, smiling, comforting, showing interest, knowing a child’s habits, knowing their favourite book. Another important aspect of Trust is being there for a child, a volunteer should be consistent in their attendance and not let children down. For example if a volunteer promises to be in a assembly then they should ensure they are available on that particular day. • Integrity – Is about doing the right thing in a reliable way and treating children with respect and honesty and the way a volunteer conducts themselves. For example a volunteer may be related to a child in the school and the volunteer can acknowledge this but this should not change the way they behave to that child or treat the child any differently to other children in the class. All the above characteristics / qualities need to be adapted / tweaked depending on the age group of the children a volunteer is working with. I have categorised the age groups into 4 areas: | |Pre School |Primary |Secondary |Post 16 | |Use of appropriate|Small words, Small Sentences ,
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