Stay and Play Volunteer  with Family Space In Hesters Way (Ref: 1370)
 
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Would you like to help facilitate Stay and Play sessions for children up to 3 years old and their parents or carers?

These sessions are a safe place for parents to come and enjoy learning time with their children. The groups are run to model parenting, allow parents to share experiences and encourage interaction between parent and child.

The role involves setting up activities, preparing crafts and clearing away at the end. Throughout the session you will need to be available to be a listening ear to parents, to encourage them to spend time with their child as well as being available to help with craft time, snack time and story and music time.

You'll see parents gain support and encouragement whilst watching children grow in confidence. There is opportunity to get involved with planning of sessions, reading stories and befriending of parents too.
What are they looking for?

Willingness to use initiative.
Readiness to be helpful to the group leader.
Happy to chat with parents.
A good listening ear.

Practical

Volunteers needs to have enough mobility to be able to interact with children at a young age.

When: Tuesday morning, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning
Age requirements: 16 upwards
Where?

Oasis Centre, Cassin Drive, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SY

About Family Space In Hesters Way
 
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Family Space, which has been running for over 14 years, is a dynamic organisation that works in the heart of the community in west Cheltenham to provide 'a helping hand with the ups and downs of family life'.

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