Children’s activity support volunteer- Epping, Loughton, Chigwell or Waltham Abbey

To support delivering busy sessions (e.g. Baby Time, Come and Play, Story Time etc.) at our hubs and delivery sites. This will include setting up hall with planned activities, clearing up afterwards, speaking to families, signposting to services and staff for further support where needed.

A full induction and training programme is provided for all volunteers, with support from staff and your volunteer co-ordinator throughout the time you volunteer for us.  This is a great opportunity to meet new people, gain new skills, build confidence, support the local community and become a valued member of the Barnardo's team.


You would need to enjoy working with children, learning about EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), be physically active, have good timekeeping and be reliable. Have a desire to help out in the local community.  Good communication and interpersonal skills and a willingness to work as part of a team a team.


Brambles family Hub, Epping Library Building, St John’s Road, Epping,  CM16 5DN or

Hazelwood delivery site,  Hillhouse primary school site,  Waltham Abbey,EN9 3EL or

True Stars delivery site, The Limes Centre, Limes Farm, Chigwell,  IG7 5LP or

Little Oaks Delivery site, Loughton Resource centre, Torrington Drive,  Loughton,  IG10 3TD or

Loughton Library, Trap’s Hill, Loughton, IG10 1HD


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/07/2018

End Date: 05/07/2019

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Availability Details

We would like you to commit to at least 2 hours per week. Times are flexible


This opportunity is available in: Epping

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