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Volunteer Preparation Course

A 7-week course to become a Home-Start volunteer

Date & time:

Wed 27 Jan 2021


Online via Zoom

Aimed at:

Workforce and volunteers

About the event:

Please note that the date above is the course start date.

Our Home-Start Better Start project is looking for new volunteers.

If you would like to become a home-visiting volunteer supporting families in the Better Start Bradford area, this is your chance!

Do you want to

  • Develop new skills?
  • Progress your career?
  • Improve interpersonal skills?
  • Have better health and well-being?
  • Have more self-confidence?
  • Put a smile on someone’s face?

Then volunteering with Home-Start Better Start could be the start of a fabulous new journey for you this new year.

The online volunteer preparation course starts on Wednesday 27 January 2021 and will run from 9:30am-2:30pm.

The schedule is:

Wednesday 27 January – Coffee morning
Wednesday 3 February – Welcome, Introduction and role
Wednesday 10 February – Values & attitudes; Communication
Wednesday 17 February –  School half term break
Wednesday 24 February – Supporting parents & meeting the needs of children
Wednesday 3 March – Confidentiality and diary sheets
Wednesday 10 March –  Safeguarding children
Wednesday 17 March – Bringing the course to a close and expenses
Wednesday 24 March – Catch up session

Find out more about becoming a Home-Start volunteer.

Each volunteer will need to have completed an application form (including providing contact details to obtain two references) had an interview and provided documents for a DBS check.

The sessions can be easily accessed using a phone or laptop and an invitation will be sent by email weekly.

Application forms are available from [email protected]by ringing 01274 666711 or visiting: https://www.homestartbradford.co.uk/volunteers