Volunteers will be required to help in the play area providing play activities including toys, games and craft for babies and children up to the age of 12 while they are visiting prisoners in the visits hall. Morning sessions 9.30 - 11.00am, afternoons 1.30 - 4.00pm.
No experience necessary but enjoy interacting with children. Please be aware that in order to volunteer in the Prison there is a lengthy process, however there will be an opportunity to get to know the staff and other volunteers and the families while waiting for the various checks to go through.
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
45p per mile £13.50 max per session
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
At all times
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
Safe guarding children
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 05/02/2017
End Date: 31/05/2020
From the town Centre (Tescos) follow the road to the traffic lights, carry on along Springfield Road, up a slight hill and the prison is situated on the right hand side, just before another set of traffic lights.
This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford
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