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East Herts Family Centres - Infant Feeding Support Volunteer - Hoddesdon

East Herts Family Centres - Infant Feeding Support Volunteer - Hoddesdon

Long term role · 2–3 hrs/Week · Starting from 17 Apr 2024
EN11 8HT, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Community & familyFaith-basedWellbeing
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Infant Feeding Support Volunteers needed for our Infant Feeding Social Group at the The Ark Family Centre.

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Infant Feeding Social Group

A great opportunity to support new parents on their feeding journey with any responsive feeding questions they may have alongside a UNICEF accredited Family Centre staff member.


The Ark Family Centre

Weekly - Tuesdays

2.00am - 4.00pm


To support the vision of the Family Support Service in their work with parents, carers, families and Children (under 11 years)

  • To provide polite and friendly, evidenced based information rather than advice
  • To be friendly and welcoming  Must work within boundaries & guidelines given
  • Work alongside trained professional staff
  • Encourage, support empower and empathise with mothers.
  • Enable mothers to make informed choices through sharing up to date information with them.
  • Support mothers to have a positive breastfeeding experience 

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.

 

Support Offered:

  • Training provided prior to starting role.
  • Full induction into the service
  • Ongoing support and supervision throughout role.
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About One YMCA

Our organisation offers a diverse range of services, programmes and initiatives in order to support our local communities to belong, contribute and thrive.
We deliver a range of programmes and services that tackle the issues facing local people such as homelessness, family support and wellbeing. We offer opportunities for young people, from apprenticeships to work experience and childcare to youth clubs.
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.