Children's Centre Activity Volunteer

Children and young people | Children | Families | People and communities

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Location: London Borough of Havering, Havering, RM (see map)

Travel: Camden Road station. Royal College Street bus stop.

Start date: 01/01/2020 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Engaging with children aged 0-5 years and their families.
  • Encouraging children’s learning through social, physical and educational play.
  • Supporting with the setting-up of groups and activities.
  • Planning of Early Years Foundation Stages play-based activities.
  • Delivering and supervising activities.
  • Signposting parents to other local services.

What impact will this have?

  • Volunteers support Early Year's Practioners to ensure that our activity groups are run to the highest level of quality.
  • Through training and support, volunteers gain the skills to signpost parents to other services where extra support is needed.
  • Volunteers can make a huge difference to the lives of the children and parents that attend the sessions through the relationships they build with them.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • We ask that volunteers commit to a minimum of 3 hours a week.
  • There is an opportunity to commit to more hours if volunteers would like to.

Expenses

  • Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Practical
  • Professional
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Professional

Training

  • Volunteers are required to attend two days of training (10am - 2pm) to equip them with the skills and knowledge required to support the activity groups.
  • We will continue to provide on-going training opportunities to ensure that volunteers continue to feel confident in their role.

Location

London Borough of Havering, Havering, RM

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