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Volunteering Opportunities with My Future My Choice Events

Events generally require no prior knowledge, just a willingness to mentor and support a small team of young people through challenges that are explained on the day. No training needed, just a 20-minute briefing to start the day. Specialist facilitators and school staff accompany children in teams at all times and DBS checks are not required by volunteers. To make an enquiry or volunteer contact info@myfuturemychoice.co.uk / Tel - 0117 3290387

 See how some of our volunteers share experiences with young people on Reach Out My Experience #ROMyE

Programme Title

Hours

Venue

Date

 Activity in Brief

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

Mini Land Yachts  

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH


23/5/18

 

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

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Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

24/5/18

Children in Key Stage 1 (5 to 7 year olds)build miniature land yachts to race. They also explore the  Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats race on the day with propulsion from Dyson Air Multipliers 

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Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

 

8:30

to 

14:45

 

Walscourt Farm Academy 

Long Down Ave, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1GE

 

4.6.18

Children in Key Stage 1 (5 to 7 year olds)build miniature land yachts to race. They also explore the  Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats race on the day with propulsion from Dyson Air Multipliers 

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Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

9:30

to 

14:45

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

7/6/18

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More 


 

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

 

14/6/18

 

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More 

 

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

An 'Explore My Future' Programme event with Patchway School

8:30

to

14:30

Callicroft Primary

Rodway Rd, Patchway, Bristol BS34 5EG


15/6/18

As part of a transition project to Secondary school children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel to launch their future. Working with business and industry volunteers they find out about the vast range of opportunities in the world and the skills and attitudes they may need for success and happiness   a

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

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Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

 

21/6/18

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building 

 

8:30

to

15:00

 

Nova Primary

Barracks Lane, Shirehampton,
Bristol
BS11 9NG

26.6.18

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel and explore the Port at Avonmouth to see the range of jobs and what the Port imports and exports

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

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Young Shipwrights

Boat Building 

 

 

8:30

to

15:00

 

Avonmouth Primary

3 Catherine St, Bristol BS11 9LG

29.6.18

 

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel and explore the Port at Avonmouth to see the range of jobs and what the Port imports and exports

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More 

 

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

 

27.6.18

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More 

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

 

 

9:30

to 

14:45

 

Engine Shed, Temple Meads

Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH

 

5.7.18

 

Children in Key Stage 2 (8 to 11 year olds) build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

Boats sail on July 21st  to open the Harbour Festival

See More 

 

Routes 2 STEM

10.00

to

14.00.

Set up time not included 

Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy

 

22.9.18

This event is for year 8 students and parents in the wider Bristol region.  Students will be selecting their subjects to study in the following academic year, in an attempt to build interest in STEM subjects.

Companies and volunteers supporting the event will be asked to run a stall in the main hall. Promoting your business, informing our visitors on  routes into engineering , work experience opportunities and the types of job roles available. We will be demonstrating resources to help engage students with the type of practical activities they will encounter in the next phase of their learning and we need volunteers to put this in context.

Please register your interest in the event or make an inquiry on this link

 

Below are the six main volunteering activities on offer

Schools book dates for these workshops  through the year - let us know if there is something you to support and we will let you know as schools confirm dates 

Young Shipwrights

Boat Building

Day
or
half day

Engine Shed, Temple Meads and Primary Schools across Bristol 


TBC

Children build model replicas of the Bristol Pilot Cutter or Mathew Caravel  and explore the Harbour by boat and visit Underfall yard to see how boats are really built and docks engineers manage the water in the harbour.

Volunteer mentors a team of 4 children

This suits people from all occupations - motivation, teamwork and skills for life are being promoted to young people as they move on secondary school education

Boats sail on July 18  to open the Harbour Festival

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Aviation

Day

Secondary Schools across the region and beyond
TBC

Help build radio controlled aircraft and create an Air-show by end of school day.

Suits engineers and makers

See more

 

Lifting Aspirations Accessing Engineering

Day

Secondary Schools across the region and beyond

Sometimes on board a ship moored under cargo cranes in Bristol's Floating Harbour so young people can use the can go up and operate the cranes

TBC

Hydraulics and lifting,

Building a crane / low tech robotic arm

We need engineers, makers and scientists to mentor small groups

We need demonstrations of lifting equipment, materials, robotics and bio-mechanics 

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 Shipping 2050

Day

MV Balmoral a ship Moored under historic Cargo Cranes by M Shed Museum

Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, Bristol BS1 4RN

And other Locations 

 

TBC

Engineers with an interest in Ships and Shipping

Provide insight and contextualise the learning about the evolution of ship design and the how ships may have to change to meet future needs.

Working with small team of 15 to 16 year old Engineers from Bristol Technology engineering Academy.

Exploring the ship they are on and building a model to illustrate their ideas for the future of shipping

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Build My Future

Day

In Secondary Schools across the UK

TBC

A well-being programme for adolescents

Exploring routes to success and happiness in life through a better understanding of why a balance in elements of life is important.

Volunteers support a team of six 13/14 year olds to complete a board-game that takes a fictional 13 year old on a journey to the age of 25.

The students then create this character as a life size puppet that presents its story and conveys key messages. 

See more 

 

Plan My

Future

 

 

short sessions

in   afternoons

 

In Secondary Schools in Bristol 

TBC

Become a 'Coach' to a 15-year-old to help them achieve happiness and success Activities run on late afternoons Wednesdays. Mostly at the school with some days out to visit and work at relevant venues.

Step 1 - Training-usually 2pm to 4.30pm with short icebreaker  activities with the students

Step 2 - 6 One to one meetings with the school student

Step 3 - Review session with options to continue

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More events will be scheduled and we will keep you posted

To make an enquiry or volunteer contact info@myfuturemychoice.co.uk / Tel - 0117 3290387