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Norfolk’s Early Childhood and Family Service is for all parents and carers with children aged 0-5 years. We offer support to families in their local area with drop-ins and groups. We also offer one to ...

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Activities Assistant with Parents, and Children aged 0-5 in Norfolk

Activities Assistant with Parents, and Children aged 0-5 in Norfolk

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Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
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Summary

Support parents, carers, and their children aged 0-5 years by assisting us to offer play sessions, groups and courses. Making a difference to families, locally.

Detailed description

The Early Childhood and Family Service are searching good-willed people who would like to volunteer their time to help us offer groups and play sessions for children aged 0-5 and their families across Norfolk.


We offer activities in following areas in Norfolk, any of which you could volunteer with us in:

Aylsham, Attleborough, Dereham, Diss, Drayton, Downham Market, Fakenham, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Hunstanton, King's Lynn, Long Stratton, Loddon, North Walsham, Norwich, Stalham, Swaffham, Swanton Morley, Thetford, Watton, Wymondham & more!


Can you:

  • Have a friendly and approachable manner
  • Have a non-judgmental attitude
  • Be enthusiastic, committed, trustworthy and reliable
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Maintain relationships and communicate with colleagues, children and their families
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Have a basic understanding of the needs of young children and their families
  • Have an awareness of child protection and safeguarding issues and report to an appropriate manager 

What you can expect:

  • Support play between the children and their parents and carers attending the group
  • Promote the learning opportunities associated with the activities offered
  • Signpost parents and carers to appropriate members of staff for support and advice
  • Help staff to set up and clear away play activities

 What we can offer:

  • Valuable experience of working with children and families
  • Developing your communication skills
  • Improving your confidence
  • Training and induction to support you in your volunteering role
  • Support and regular supervision from your supervisor
  • The chance to meet lots of new people in your local area
  • Being part of our friendly team! 


Safeguarding is at the heart of everything we do - All volunteers are subject to an interview, DBS check and references.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Early Childhood and Family Service

Norfolk’s Early Childhood and Family Service is for all parents and carers with children aged 0-5 years. We offer support to families in their local area with drop-ins and groups. We also offer one to one support in the home. Our services include support families to get out and about and meet others, helping them to learn new things, enhancing the home learning environment, supporting the child’s development and keeping children safe. We work in partnership with lots of other services to make sure that families in Norfolk get the right support, at the right time, from the right service.