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Home-Start Bradford Volunteer Preparation Course

An in-depth, upskilling 7-session course to prepare you become a Home-Start volunteer

Anyone interested in volunteering and supporting families with 0-5s

Wednesday 22 March 2023

10.00am - 2.00pm

Thornbury Centre, Leeds Old Road, BD3 8JX

Do you want to do something amazing? 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.

Please note that the above date is the start date of seven-week course.

The volunteer preparation course starts on Wednesday 18 January 2023 and will run for seven weeks on Wednesdays as follows:

Wednesday 22 March
Wednesday 29 March
Wednesday 19 April
Wednesday 26 April
Wednesday 3 May
Wednesday 10 May
Wednesday 17 May

The schedule includes:

  • Welcome, Introduction and role
  • Values and attitudes; Communication
  • Supporting parents and meeting the needs of children
  • Confidentiality and diary sheets
  • Safeguarding children

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.

Application forms are available from [email protected]by ringing 01274 666711 or visiting:

Please note, this event is not organised by Better Start Bradford. If you have any questions about the event – or would like to check it is still running before attending – please contact the organiser directly.

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This event is delivered by Home-Start Bradford District

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