National Childbirth Trust (NCT - Aberdeen)

Our vision is of a world in which no parent is isolated and all parents are supported to build a stronger society.

Our charitable purposes is to:
*offer information and support in pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
*campaign to improve maternity care and ensure better services and facilities for new parents.
*give every parent the chance to make informed choices.
*make sure that everyone has access to our services and activities.

Locally, in Aberdeen City and the 'shire we provide support for parents and parents-to-be by being the local face of NCT. We run weekly groups, fundraising events and social events as well as a variety of training courses.


Current opportunities

Join our branch team in a 'volunteering from home' role, all done around around your own life. It will probably take an hour or a week, posting one day a week on our Facebook and Instagram accounts, these can be scheduled ahead of time so can be done at a time convenient to you. Our Social Media is an essential way to let people know what is going on. A great way to support local parents and carers. NCT Aberdeen City and Shire are a local branch of a national charity, we provide support to parents in the first 1000 days. Our groups and support are open to all.

Open up in the Pathway Centre, put out toys, welcome parents and carers, make tea/coffee, offer support and include new people, clear up and tidy up at end of session. This always works well when there is a wee team of volunteers, it is a great way to support parents. You don't have to be a parent to volunteer, but if you do have wee ones it is all done with them there and around them.

Join our branch as advertising coordinator to work with local businesses to advertise their business with us. The money from this helps us to fund our groups. We would love to develop our advertising strategy and want you to be part of this.

Join our branch team in a 'volunteering from home' role, all done around around your own life. It will probably take an hour or a so a week to create an engaging schedule for our volunteers to follow for the week. This would be a great opportunity for someone looking to gain more experience in social media or managing a small team of volunteers to add to their skills. Our Social Media is an essential way to let people know what is going on and would love to hear your new ideas about how you could improve the reach and engagement. A great way to support local parents and carers. NCT Aberdeen City and Shire are a local branch of a national charity, we provide support to parents in the first 1000 days. Our groups and support are open to all. For further details please contact Victoria Ellis at email: aberdeen@nct.org.uk