Home-Start Volunteer

Volunteers give emotional and practical help to parents experiencing difficulties. By visiting families in their own homes and offering friendship and support. All families have at least one child under five.

Opportunities exist to work with families across South Northamptonshire and Daventry. This opportunity will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check.

Skills

Must have parenting experience

Must be a good listener, able to respect the need for confidentiality.

Available 2 - 3 hours a week to support a family.

Be willing to complete a 10 week course of preparation.


Details

  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    10 week course of preparation.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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Community Action Northants is a LION project - an alliance of Volunteer Centres in Northamptonshire

  • LION
  • Kettering Voluntary Network
  • Nene Valley Community Action
  • Corby Voluntary and Community Services
  • SNVB
  • Volunteer Centre Daventry