Staff Led Group Volunteer

Opportunity by Leicestershire County Council Family Help Service
Location County Hall, Room 500, Leicester, LE3 8RF

To support a staff member run a group for Vulnerable Families

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About this role

The Children and Family Wellbeing Centres’ focus is to support families to give children the best possible start in life. We want our centres to be safe, supportive and welcoming environments at all times. We respect each other and appreciate differences in cultural backgrounds, disability, gender, religion and specific need. We always aim to work with families in a way which promotes their inclusion, welfare and development and ask that our volunteers do to the same.There are centres in five different locations across Leicestershire: Blaby, Oadby and Wigston, Melton and Market Harborough, Loughborough, Charnwood and Hinckley. Each of these areas have a number of centres that run groups.We run many groups at the Children and Family Wellbeing Service including Pathway groups (an invitation only programme for parents and their children to attend from the antenatal stage to 2 years old). Solihull Parenting Groups (Practical Parenting Approach).The role of a Staff Led Group Volunteer:

    • Help set up the room
    • Support the Worker
    • Play with children, role modelling play, language and interaction with the children and parents.


    • Assist the staff member with whatever is needed in the group, eg, looking after a child if the staff want to talk to a parent, taking photographs, talking to parents and helping them interact with their children, being an extra pair of hands if a parent has more than one child


    • Clean toys


    • Help clear room up after session


    • To listen and respond to the voices of the children and their families


When you can volunteer



  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check
  • Age restrictions


Location County Hall, Room 500, Leicester, LE3 8RF

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