The time you will spend volunteering will vary depending on the frequency of when you choose to host a walk and talk event. You could volunteer with as little as 2 hours per month. We're ideally looking for a Community Volunteer who can volunteer for at least 3 months but you can volunteer for longer than this if you would like to.
National Childbirth Volunteers needed for growing community initiative!
Local NCT groups and activities are an essential part of what we do. They provide warm, friendly, non-judgemental support to all parents, improving wellbeing and reducing isolation.
As a Community Volunteer you will know what is most needed to support parents in your local area and play a big role in creating spaces for parents to connect and access reliable information and support.
In this flexible role, you will support local parents by leading one of our easy to set up regular outdoor Walk and Talk events.
- Planning and leading one of our local Walk & Talk groups for parents.
- Liaising with the Area Community Builder on ways to advertise your Walk & Talk events via social media and other platforms.
- Attracting and welcoming parents to your event.
- Following NCT guidance to ensure the Walk & Talks 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.
· Motivated and reliable.
· Ability to plan and organise one off or regular Walks & Talks.
· Have a welcoming attitude to all parents.
· The ability to be friendly and be a good listener.
· Enjoy being outdoors.
Benefits for the Volunteer
· A great volunteer experience where you can meet new people, and develop new skills.
· Excellent support from other experienced volunteers and our volunteering development team.
· Access to an online platform with all the tools, resources and training you will need for your role.
· Out of pocket expenses reimbursed while volunteering.
· Most importantly you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to parents in the local community.