Chorley - Children and Family Wellbeing

Lord Street Neighbourhood Centre, Chorley PR6 0RF - Neighbourhood Centre Group Support (CFW)

Neighbourhood Centre Group Support Volunteer (CFW)



Do you want to make a difference to your local community?

If you have a few hours to spare each week and are able to volunteer, this would be a great opportunity to consider.

Children, Family, & Wellbeing Service are seeking volunteers to assist under supervision of a member of staff, to help those who access their services.


They require Group Support volunteers for their building based and Mobile Youth Bus activities.


This opportunity will give a volunteer the chance to:

·         Gain experience from volunteering for this opportunity.

·         Make a positive difference to a child, young person, and their family.

·         Use their creative skills.

·         Improve their confidence and self-esteem.


Overview of Service:


Children and Family wellbeing Services, prevention and early Help Service offers support to children, Young people and families age 0-19+years, (0-25 Years for SEND) and their families. The service identifies as early as possible when a child, young person or family needs support.



All tasks are carried out under the supervision of a member of staff:


·         Support and assist staff to run sessions and activities as required for the group

·         Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards (Building based)

·         Help with building new skills, confidence and motivation.

·         Engaging with groups for children, young people and their families.

·         Help with supporting children and young people with additional needs.

·         Log volunteering hours on Better Impact Volunteers account.


Required qualities:


·         Patience and understanding

·         Approachable and Friendly

·         Non Judgemental

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality

·         Trustworthy

·         An ability to motivate and inspire others

·         Good Communication skills – Good Active Listener

·         Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support

Required age: 18+ years


Essential training:

·         Child Sexual Exploitation

·         Data Security Awareness

·         Health & Safety

·         Prevent

·         Safeguarding Children Level 1


Volunteers must have completed the required eLearning training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

This post subject to Enhanced DBS/Vetting








LR 18.03.2019 CFW/GSV/ V02


Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Wednesday Evening