Pre-school Volunteer

To provide play opportunities for children aged 2 to 4 years at our pre-school nursery. Estimated hours: Minimum 2 hours per week up to 16 hours per week.
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
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Description of the activities you will experience:
• Welcoming children and families to the setting
• Supporting children in their learning and play.
• Helping to set up and tidy rooms and areas
• Preparing and serving refreshments to children
• Cleaning and maintaining resources and equipment

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Personal Skills and Qualities required
• To be committed to the safety and wellbeing of children
• To enjoy working with children and contributing to their learning and development
• To be friendly and approachable, reliable and motivated.
• To be willing to attend relevant training
• To be able to work as part of a team
• To comply with relevant Health and Safety Policies and Procedures including Safeguarding Children.
• To maintain and respect confidentiality at all times
• To adhere to our Covid-19 safety measures and government legislation

Benefits to the Volunteer
• Quality work experience
• A good step into training, education or employment
• Make new friends and meet new people
• Increase skills, knowledge and confidence
• Work within a committed team
• Reference
• Travel expenses

Areas of Interest: Children, Community, Community centre, Families, Social Welfare, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work
What activities will the volunteer do? Care work, Lending a helping hand
Skills gained in this role: Cleaning and tidying, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Leap Centre
Organisation Profile: Leap provides charitable services for children & families. We have an onsite Pre-School, Family Contact Services, Creche & Early Learning Provision. We have Greenscape which is a grounds maintenance service which provides adult daycare & as a Social Enterprise supports the charitable work of the organisation. We have volunteer opportunities for Reading mentor, Greenscape operatives, To work with children/families and reception/admin.
Charity number: 1099806