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Action for Children is looking for people to join their friendly team and provide practical support to help the groups and/or creche sessions run smoothly in Manor Street Children’s Centre in Stonehouse and Green Ark Children’s Centre in Devonport.

Type: Emotional / social support

Location: Devonport, Stonehouse

Action for Children helps the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential.

Action for Children is looking for people to join their friendly team and provide practical support to help the groups and/or creche sessions run smoothly in Manor Street Children’s Centre in Stonehouse and Green Ark Children’s Centre in Devonport.

Manor Street and Green Ark Children’s Centres support families with children under five years through providing activities and support to all those who who need it in the local communities of Stonehouse and Devonport.

The charity needs volunteers to have:

  • A welcoming, friendly and approachable manner and a sense of humour
  • A non-judgemental and supportive approach
  • An understanding of confidentiality
  • An ability to be flexible and work as part of a team
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • The skills to empathise with families in times of need
  • Reliable time management abilities
  • Integrity, honesty and respect for others

The Role

Action for Children is looking for people to join their friendly team and provide practical support to help the groups and/or creche sessions run smoothly in Manor Street Children’s Centre in Stonehouse and Green Ark Children’s Centre in Devonport.

Activities will include:

  • Supporting staff in planning and preparing, setting up and clearing away groups and or/creches
  • Meeting and greeting children and parents into the groups
  • Assisting and supporting parents and children with play and learning activities
  • Role modelling and communicating in a way that safeguards and promotes the well-being of children and young people at all times – including when not Volunteering
  • Signposting families to appropriate organisations

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Potential volunteers can also apply by the Action for children website here.

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