We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to be part of a friendly and diverse team, providing a variety of informal support at group activity sessions.
Welcome and sign in/out parents/carers/children.
Practical help preparing venue and resources for group sessions e.g. planning and preparing craft activities, setting up/down activity stations.
Preparing and serving refreshments and a healthy snack.
Provide any additional support to an individual service user where a need has been identified e.g. an extra pair of hands/ears/eyes.
Be constantly vigilant of possible safeguarding concerns and take appropriate action.
Undergo all training and supervision as required by Ruby’s Fund.
Comply with Ruby’s Fund policies and procedures and promote the principles of these policies amongst colleagues, service users, volunteers and other members of the community.
What's in it for you?
An excellent opportunity to develop new and existing skills, gain confidence and build a real sense of achievement by making a genuine positive difference to the lives of others.
Meet new people and be part of an enthusiastic team.
The opportunity to gain experience in working with children and families.
Out of pocket expenses.
Warm, friendly and approachable with a non-judgmental attitude.
Effective communication skills, confident speaking to a diverse range of people.
A good team worker.
Able to work in a confidential environment.
Travel expenses. Mileage paid at 45p per mile.
Initial and ongoing training as necessary. Regular 1-1 support and supervision sessions with the Family Support Co-ordinator.
Minimum training required (additional training specific to the role might be necessary): Safeguarding, GDPR & Confidentiality, Diversity and Equality.