East Herts Family Centres - Early Start Activity Volunteer
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SummaryEarly Start Activity Volunteers needed for our Stay and Play (0 - 18 months) at Beane Valley Family Centre.
Stay & Play
A fun session for children aged 0-5 years with a range of activities and resources for children to explore. We will provide a specific area for babies with staff on hand to offer support and advice. Families can come along with their children to have fun and socialise with other parents and carers.
Stay and Play (0 - 18 months)
Beane Valley Family Centre
Weekly - Thursdays
12.45 - 3.15pm
Main Tasks could include:
To support the vision of the Family Centre supporting the Early Start Team in their work with parents, carer's, families and Children (under 11years)
- To ensure all families
- feel welcome comfortable and valued.
- To support the engagement of parents in their children’s development and learning.
- Setting up/tidying away
- Engage & play with the children.
- Lead on specific activities as required.
- Includes both indoor and outdoor activities
- Encourage and support families to register with the service
Skills, Experience and Qualities needed:
- Aged 18 or over.
- Willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
- You need to have a friendly approach.
- Excellent communication skills
- Maintain confidentiality at all times
- The ability to work well in a team and unsupervised.
- Training provided prior to starting role.
- Full induction into the service
- Ongoing support and supervision throughout role.
About One YMCA
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We work with all ages, faiths and backgrounds, as part of a global network of 14,000 YMCAs.
We have served the communities in Hertfordshire for 135 years and we reach 1000’s of people each day.