Neighbourhood Centre Group Support Volunteer

Do you want to make a difference to your local community?
If you have a few hours to spare each week and are able to volunteer, this would be a great opportunity to consider.
Children, Family, & Wellbeing Service are seeking volunteers to assist under supervision of a member of staff, to help those who access their services.
They require Group Support volunteers for their building based and Mobile Youth Bus activities.
This opportunity will give a volunteer the chance to:

  • Gain experience from volunteering for this opportunity.
  • Make a positive difference to a child, young person, and their family.
  • Use their creative skills.
  • Improve their confidence and self-esteem.

Overview of Service:
Children and Family wellbeing Services, prevention and early Help Service offers support to children, Young people and families age 0-19+years, (0-25 Years for SEND) and their families. The service identifies as early as possible when a child, young person or family needs support.

This post subject to Enhanced DBS/Vetting

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All tasks are carried out under the supervision of a member of staff:
Support and assist staff to run sessions and activities as required for the group

  • Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards (Building based)
  • Help with building new skills, confidence and motivation.
  • Engaging with groups for children, young people and their families.
  • Help with supporting children and young people with additional needs
  • Log volunteering hours on Better Impact Volunteers account.

Required Qualities:

  •  Patience and understanding
  • Approachable and Friendly
  • Non Judgemental
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Trustworthy
  • An ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Good Communication skills – Good Active Listener
  • Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support


  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Data Security Awareness
  • Health & Safety
  • Prevent
  • Safeguarding Children Level 1

Volunteers must have completed the required eLearning training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

Required Age:

18 years +



The Zone, 6 Chapel Walks, Kirkham, PR4 2TA,

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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