Coldhurst Right Start, Children`s Centre, Baby Weight and Play Volunteer Champion

To work alongside and support the Right Start staff to actively encouraging parents / carers to participate in play activities before and after baby has been weighted. This session runs WEDNESDAY 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

• Welcoming parents / carers and children to the Baby Weigh & Play
• Actively encouraging parents / carers to participate in play activities before and after baby has been weighted
• Assisting the Right Start team in the planning, preparation and delivery of Baby Weigh & Play
• Assisting the Right Start team to evaluate the session
• Building positive relationships with families
• Providing up to date information on Children's Centre activities that are available to families across the district

Skill and Qualifications Required:

• A good understanding of the services / activities that are available to families across the district
• Good communication skills and the ability to make people feel welcome and at ease
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Non judgemental
• Actively promote Equality and Diversity

Areas of Interest: Families
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment
What activities will the volunteer do? Escorting, Reception, Translation
Skills gained in this role: Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Automatic opening doors, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Right Start and School Nursing Oldham: Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Oldham Children`s Centres)
Organisation Profile: Bridgewater Community Healthcare, NHS Foundation Trust’s Children’s Centres are hubs for the local community providing a range of vital services to improve the lives of young children and their families. Volunteers play an integral part in the activities of the centres and are involved in a wide range of important and rewarding roles.