Community Volunteer

  • VO97417
  • Suitable for groups


Local NCT groups and activities are an essential part of what we do. Our aim is to build welcoming and inclusive communities that improve the wellbeing of parents. ​

As a Community Volunteer you will know what support parents need most in your local area and play an important role in creating spaces for parents to connect and access trusted information and support. ​

​In this flexible role, you will support local parents by leading one of our easy-to-set-up regular events such as a Bumps & Babies group or Walk and Talk, or help organise one of our well-known NCT Nearly New Sales.

What’s involved?​

Planning and leading one of our local activities or services to support parents​
Advertising your group or event via social media and other platforms​
Attracting and welcoming helpers for your activity​
Following NCT guidance to ensure all events are welcoming, inclusive and safe​
Collecting and sharing information about the difference you make to parents​
Promoting NCT's values and vision in your local community​

Our Community Volunteers are:​

Passionate about supporting parents​
Motivated and reliable​
Able to plan and organise a one off event or regular group​
Welcoming to all parents, and a good listener ​

Time Commitment:​

This is a flexible role that can fit around your other commitments and availability​
The time you will spend volunteering will vary depending on the type and frequency of the activity​ you choose to run., You could volunteer with as little as 2 hours per month​
We're ideally looking for Community Volunteer who can volunteer for at least 3 months​

What can you expect from us?​

A great volunteer experience where you can meet new people, and develop skills​
Excellent support from experienced volunteers and our Volunteering Team​
Access to an online platform with all the tools, resources and training you will need​
Expenses paid in line with our expenses policy​
We champion equity, diversity and inclusion through all that we do​
Importantly you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to parents in your local community

Organisation aims and objectives

Our mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. We do this through three interconnected aims: Sharing knowledge - informing parents' decisions Creating networks - forging vital friendships Harnessing voices - changing public policy and attitudes for good. Since 1956, we have supported millions of women and parents through birth and early parenthood whilst also securing major advances in professional practice and public policy.











Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes