Gateshead Council - Children's Centre Volunteer

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Opportunity title:

Children’s Centre Volunteer

Opportunity Location

Locations across Gateshead to be agreed with individual volunteer. We would consider where the volunteer lives and whether they have access to transport.

Individual volunteer role / Group volunteer role

Individual volunteer role

Description of what will be involved:

The role can be adapted to suit the individual knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. We will also consider their interests and ambitions for the future.

Gateshead Children’s Centres provide a place for families with children under the age of 5 years to socialise with other families. We deliver services which support children’s development and we also offer advice and support to parents / carers.

Children’s Centre volunteers will support Activity Workers, Parent Outreach Workers and our partners to deliver one or more of the following activities and services:

The role will include setting up and clearing away the activities and supporting children and families. Individual roles would need to be agreed at meeting with the volunteer.

Skills and qualifications needed

It would be helpful if the volunteer had worked with children and families. There are no specific requirements, but volunteers would be allocated roles depending on their knowledge, skills and experiences.

Type of volunteering opportunity fits under (from original list at front of expression of interest)

None of the roles are relevant. I would categorise our work as children and families.

Any target volunteers needed? If so please specify

No

Does opportunity require DBS check

Yes

Any other additional information

After meeting with the volunteer, we would provide more information about the individual role we have offered.

 

Volunteer commitment needed

Full time/Part time/Short term Other:

Flexible. To be agreed with volunteer.

Available dates/times for opportunity to be undertaken

Flexible. To be agreed with volunteer.

Opportunity start date

Flexible. To be agreed with volunteer.

Opportunity end date

Flexible. To be agreed with volunteer.

One off group opportunity

N/A

Contact govolunteer.union@newcastle.ac.uk for more information

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