Children’s Activity Supporter for Play and Learn Session - Chelmsford West

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This role would suit a person who wants to support and interact with families and children in a group setting. You will work alongside a member of staff to deliver a weekly session to support children in gaining confidence with craft and messy activities ready for nursery or pre-school. The aim of this group is to enable and empower families to support their child’s development through play.


A full induction and training programme is provided for all volunteers, with support from staff and your volunteer co-ordinator throughout the time you volunteer for us.  This is a great opportunity to meet new people, gain new skills, build confidence, support the local community and become a valued member of the Barnardo's team.

This Play and Learn Session is located at Chelmsford West Healthy Family Delivery Site, Dixon Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2AQ.

What skills do I need?

You would need to:

  • enjoy working with children
  • be physically active
  • have good timekeeping
  • be reliable
  • have a desire to help out in the local community
  • have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • have a willingness to work as part of a team  


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/02/2019

End Date: 18/02/2022

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Availability Details

Tuesday afternoons - 1 pm - 3.30 pm weekly.

Posted for
Barnardo's (in partnership with Virgin Care for the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service)

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  • Children
  • Families and Parenting


  • Creativity
  • Supporting Charities
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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