Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support

Be rewarded and have new experiences, volunteer with us as Breastfeeding Support Volunteer.

Breastfeeding Support


Can you:

  • Have completed Breastfeeding Support training
  • Have experience in Breastfeeding
  • Have a willingness to keep up to date
  • Work within a team
  • Hold up to date DBS checks
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with parents/carers and their children
  • Be non-judgemental, approachable and have a friendly manner
  • Enthusiastic, committed, trustworthy and reliable
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Are willing to adhere to Action for Children’s policies and procedure

What you can expect:

  • Supporting breastfeeding mums
  • To give accurate breastfeeding support network information.
  • Supporting other breastfeeding professionals in different settings
  • Working within a team of breastfeeding supporters

 What we can offer:

  • Develop skills and experience in this area
  • Gaining confidence in a professional environment
  • Being welcomed as a part of the team
  • Attending Volunteer Meetings, which include training and group supervision
  • Regular support and supervision
  • Learning new skills and knowledge
  • Improving your CV and employability
  • Making a real contribution to supporting children and families within the local community


Action for Children does what’s right, does what’s needed and does what works.

Our Vision

Torbay Children's Centres aims to help every child get the best start in life. We have centres in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, and offer drop-ins, workshops, play sessions, antenatal support, and fun activities for families with children under 5. We also provide groups and resources for parents, carers, childminders and the local community - take a look at our website!