Support families with young children

You will help at our drop=in session at Carver Barracks every Tuesday during term time from 2.15-2.45. A paid worker organises the sessions and an employee from Home-Start will also be there.

We provide space for under 5s to play, who will be supervised by their parents with your support. This gives mums the opportunity to chat to their friends, staff and you and to have their babies weighed.

You may also

* prepare healthy snacks for the children,

* play with the children

* make drinks for everyone,

* organise an arts and crafts table,

* give a listening ear to parents

You are helping to give army families, who come and go regularly, a chance to meet people, feel part of their community and so feel less isolated.


We are looking for volunteers

who enjoy meeting people and listening to them

love children

understand the need for confidentiality


  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
    In confidentiality, safeguarding and boundaries
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
    but not on a regular bus route
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 09/11/2017

End Date: 09/11/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No Yes No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Meetings are in term time only


This opportunity is available in: Uttlesford

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