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Parent Champion - Great experience for work in Childcare sector

Posted for Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Service: Daventry Library

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Reach out to parents/carers of children aged under 5, providing advice, information and support, introducing Children’s Centres where specific support can be accessed.

Main tasks

  • Liaising closely with local Children’s Centres, promoting activities and services
  • Attend a local Children’s Centre Advisory Board meetings where appropriate
  • Promote and support parental involvement at Children’s Centre Parent Forums
  • Identify family needs and signpost to appropriate support and advice, referring enquiries to staff where appropriate
  • Record accurate information manually or electronically
  • Develop an understanding of local family services and support
  • Support families to apply for Funded Early Learning for 2 year olds (training provided)
  • Help parents to use baby friendly feeding areas within the Library


Skills

What do I need to get involved?

  • Be welcoming, approachable, open-minded and have a sense of humour
  • Be computer literate
  • An understanding of confidentiality
  • An understanding of the needs of young children and their families
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • A willingness to develop my learning

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Children

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Support and Information

Details

  • Age restrictions
    18 and over
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 10/03/2021

End Date: 10/03/2022

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

Availability Details

Flexible to suit

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