Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering your time at the Arnold Nursery School and Children's Centre?

We have 4 different types of volunteer activities for you to become involved in provided you have time to spare each week to be part of our team.

Volunteers will be given a full induction and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken as this role involves working with children

If you would like to discuss becoming a volunteer at the centre please do get in touch with Lisa Desmond or Rebecca King, Outreach Workers.


Child Focus Groups

Main duties:

  • To work as part of the children’s centre team with emphasis on supporting activities for children and their families.
  • To participate in providing age appropriate activities that allows parent and child interaction within a community environment, whilst providing support and encouragement to parents.
  • To participate in developing session plans with the contribution of ideas.
  • To help with the setting up and clearing away of equipment and resources.

Children’s Centre Advisory Board

Main duties:

  • To promote high quality service delivery which is in line with the Children’s Centre Core Offer.
  • To promote quality and best practice in Children’s Centre Services.
  • To ensure Children’s Centre services are not hard to reach and are accessible to all, particularly to the most vulnerable and excluded families.

Breastfeeding Support

Main duties:

  • Offer breastfeeding information to pregnant women.
  • Befriend and support breastfeeding women within the groups.
  • Promote breastfeeding in the community.

Other Possible Opportunities

  • Admin
  • Housekeeping
  • Resources volunteer