Blackburn with Darwen - Children's Centres


Darwen Children's Centre - Children's Reading skills (3-5 yrs)

Support 3-5 year olds with reading skills

 

Overview:

Are you interested in working with young children, to help them fall in love with reading?

We are looking for volunteers to support children aged 3 to develop key skills and confidence. The volunteers will offer support to children aged 3-5 years old who need extra one-to-one attention to improve their language and communication skills, and to engage with stories, books and reading.

TASKS:

  1. To have a love for reading
  2. Be able to commit to one hour per week for 12 months

REQUIRED QUALITIES:

Volunteers need to be kind, calm and understanding. Ideally have had some experience with young children.

 

TRAINING:

  • All candidates will have a DBS completed
  • Safeguarding training
  • Volunteers will be trained to create an unpressurised environment to take time to listen and get to know each child

Age: 18+,  

SCHEDULE:

Volunteers must be able to commit to one hour per week for 12 months. (Mon – Fri am/pm)

LOCATION:

Opportunities available at all Blackburn with Darwen children centres

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon