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Creche Worker

  • VO67485


Description

Volunteers will experience working within a lively, experienced and highly committed multidisciplinary team. Becoming a volunteer may enrich a career or be an opportunity to offer skills and natural abilities. Postnatal depression affects the whole family. Offering support at this stage in family life can bring about life-giving change and growth. Our creches are well established and of a high standard. Senior Creche Workers manage the creches and oversee volunteers.

Organisation aims and objectives

We aim to provide support to families where there mother or father is suffering form Post Natal Depression. We do this through providing a number of services including group and individual counselling, art therapy, infant massage and counselling. Everything that we do is supported by a creche.

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Up to 3 hours at various times throughout the week. 12 month commitment required.

Restrictions

Experience required: Sensitivity and understanding of young children; ability to communicate at their level; caring, easy going, patient, flexible; ability to think on one's feet; respect for confidentiality & boundaries; ability to work as part of team.
Travel details: At the Postnatal Depression Services located at Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre Moredunvale Place, Milton Road East and Wallace House Boswell Road.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses paid.
Training details: All volunteers undergo a basic training programme when they start, followed by an annual training day which is open to all volunteers. Senior Creche Workers are available to talk about any concerns or difficulties, as is the Manager of Services.

Last updated 2 months ago