Volunteering Opportunity: Early Start Activity Volunteer with Hertfordshire Family Centre Service

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• Knowledge and experience of working with young children and/or families.
• Be of a friendly, welcoming and cheerful disposition Friendly & approachable.
• Passion for working with children & families
• Good level of applied English literacy and numeracy
• Confidence to talk to families.
• Reliable & punctual.
• Be a team player with a flexible approach.
• Be proactive & work under your own initiative.
• A willingness to get stuck in.
• To treat all information in a confidential manner.
• Opportunity to meet new people and learn new skill.
• Non-judgemental and understanding of the diverse needs of children and their families.
• Able to maintain complete discretion in handling confidential information.
• Respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA & uphold its value

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment

District: East Herts

Location: Indoor

Time of day: Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons

Practical Considerations: Disabled access across all our Family Centres
• We offer to pay volunteers’ “out of pocket” expenses within agreed guidelines.
• Induction and training given

Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over, School students, University students, Older People

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Children, Families & Family Support, Education & Training (adults), Education & Training (young people)