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Interests

  • Children
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Events and stewarding
  • Families and Parenting
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest
  • Young People

Activities

  • Caring and Helping People
  • Creativity
  • Mentoring
  • No specific activites
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching
  • Youth Work

Volunteers are needed to support a new Wednesday afternoon initiative in Pulborough.

volunteers may be required to participate in setting up gazebo, making hot / cold drinks and helping to facilitate the peer support group.

Based at the park by St Marys School. 

This is a joint venture with Pulborough wardens and the Purple Bus, and Family Support Work (FSW) will hopefully have a gazebo and will be set up next to the Pulborough Wardens and their Talking Tent, for teens and the Sussex Club\'s \'Purple Bus\'.

FSW will be encouraging families to participate in group discussion and peer support, whilst the youngsters are occupied with activities.

We require individuals to support conversations with parents, and provide helpful and understanding advice in an non-judgemental way.

We will also require helpers for the 'fair share' table and also getting setting up first thing, putting up gazebo etc, making drinks and clearing away at the end of the session.

We are also looking for some active individuals who may be able to organise activities such as rounder’s or football type activities, whilst parents are engaging with group peer support.

 

What skills do I need?

  • A warm welcoming, friendly manner, that can help put people at ease.
  • Experience of the challenges that parenting creates
  • Non-judgemental, patient and calm, who is able to put people at ease.
  • Organised and able to deal with noisy busy environments 
  • This role may require a DBS check.



Interests

  • Children
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Events and stewarding
  • Families and Parenting
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest
  • Young People

Activities

  • Caring and Helping People
  • Creativity
  • Mentoring
  • No specific activites
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching
  • Youth Work

Details

  • Age restrictions
    over 18s
  • DBS check required
    Depends on level of contact with children but very likely required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/09/2021

End Date: 07/07/2022

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No Yes No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Wednesday afternoon 3-5pm

Location

The Park
Link Lane / Rectory Close
Pulborough
West sussex
RH20 2AN

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