Activities Assistant

 

Activities Assistant

Be rewarded and have new experiences, volunteer with us as an Activities Assistant.

Key details:

  • Location - West Norfolk 
  • Days/Times - to be confirmed

Can you:

  • Have a friendly and approachable manner
  • Have a non-judgmental attitude
  • Be enthusiastic, committed, trustworthy and reliable
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Maintain relationships and communicate with colleagues, children and their families
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Have a basic understanding of the needs of young children and their families
  • Have an awareness of child protection and safeguarding issues and report to an appropriate manager 

What you can expect:

  • Support play between the children and their parents and carers attending the group
  • Promote the learning opportunities associated with the activities offered
  • Signpost parents and carers to appropriate members of staff for support and advice
  • Help staff to set up and clear away play activities

 What we can offer:

  • Valuable experience of working with children and families
  • Developing your communication skills
  • Improving your confidence
  • Training and induction to support you in your volunteering role
  • Support and regular supervision from your supervisor
  • The chance to meet lots of new people in your local area
  • Being part of our friendly team! 

Safeguarding is at the heart of everything we do - All volunteers are subject to an interview, DBS check and references.

If you have any further questions about the role or need assistance with application form, then please contact Hayley.Hawes@actionforchildren.org.uk or 07843 344629.

 

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

 

Action for Children are Passionate, Ambitious, Collaborative and Inclusive. We aspire for every child and young person in the country to have a safe and happy childhood and the foundations they need to thrive.

 

  • As part of Action for Children's safeguarding policy we will expect all volunteers to undergo a Disclosure Check. This will be organised by project staff. 

Our Vision

Norfolk’s Early Childhood and Family Service is for all parents and carers with children aged 0-5 years. We offer support to families in their local area with drop-ins and groups. We also offer one to one support in the home. Our services include support families to get out and about and meet others, helping them to learn new things, enhancing the home learning environment, supporting the child’s development and keeping children safe. We work in partnership with lots of other services to make sure that families in Norfolk get the right support, at the right time, from the right service.