Meet and Greet/Reception

This role would suit a person who wants to support and interact with families and children. You will work alongside a team of staff to ensure that families and visitors to the centre receive a warm, friendly experience. You will be the first point of contact for families and visitors and will play a vital role in ensuring everyone feels welcome. This role also offers the opportunity to gain experience in reception duties such as answering telephone and face to face enquiries about our services and various admin duties. 

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 being around families and children, 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. 


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 09/08/2018

End Date: 09/08/2019

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