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Join our Crèche team!

Support volunteers needed for Berkshire Women’s Aid

At Berkshire Women’s Aid (BWA) we provide confidential support, information, outreach services and refuge accommodation for women and their children who are affected by domestic abuse and violence.

We need volunteers to join our team of Crèche Volunteers. Each week, in Reading, we run groups for women recovering from domestic abuse and we provide a crèche to enable women to attend. The groups run on the same day each week in the morning from 10am-1pm.

As a crèche volunteer you will:
• Join in a programme of induction and training with your supervisor
• Engage, inspire & support children through play and other activities.
• Ensure you follow all explained policies and procedures
• Supervise children at all times whilst they are in crèche.
• Provide snacks to children and help with washing up.
• Help with toilet needs & nappy changes.
• Assist with preparing room and clearing up afterwards.

We are looking for volunteers who are:
• Reliable, patient & empathetic
• Friendly ,welcoming and supportive
• Interested in working with children and able to engage with them
• Creative and have an understanding of age-appropriate activities for children.
• Understanding of confidentiality and boundaries
• Happy to undertake any training to help with role

Contact person firstname
Helen Pegg , Office Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 950 0182
Contact instructions?
Via email

Location description
Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue AMTue PMWed AMWed PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedPatientSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
induction
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
from supervisor
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
by prior agreement
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
Female
How many volunteers needed?
3
Opportunity added on
9 December 2019

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