We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would like to share a short activity or demonstration of their special skill or interest they have with the children in our preschool. This could be cooking, plants, animals, science, nature, music, health, dance, sport, languages – or anything else that would interest small children!

We are a community-based charity pre-school for 2-5years olds. We provide quality early years education and care for families in the local community, by those that really care. We are looking for volunteers who can help support our employed practitioners and further enhance the opportunities available for the children.

Understanding the Wider World is a key part of the Early Years Foundation stage - bringing children into contact with new experiences is an important part of this.

Responsibilities:

• Choosing appropriate activities to share

• Engaging groups of children with your chosen interest

• Being part of a team, supported by the preschool practitioners, to deliver high-quality play and learning opportunities

What skills do I need?

Required Skills:

• A Smile! • A love for children and your special skills or interest

• Creativity

• Be able to communicate with young children in a fun and inspiring manner, adapting the conversation and learning resources to their personal interests and abilities

• A positive attitude and ability to get along with a diverse group of people.

• Ability to volunteer for 1 hour or more during term time

  • Animals and Wildlife
  • Arts, Heritage and Culture
  • Children
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Environment
  • Families and Parenting
  • Fitness and Sport
  • Health and Hospices
  • No Specific Interest
  • Young People
  • Animals
  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Catering
  • Conservation
  • Creativity
  • DIY & Odd Jobs
  • Employee Volunteering
  • Entertainment
  • Gardening
  • Languages / Interpretation
  • Micro Volunteering
  • No specific activites
  • One Off Activity / Events
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching
  • Timebanking
  • Youth Work

Details

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We would welcome anyone who can spare just an hour or so of their time to share their special interest or skill with the preschool, during pre-school hours, term time only. We would also love to hear from anyone who could volunteer on a regular basis, perhaps an hour so a week, month or term to help develop the interest over time.

Location

Concorde Hall
Horton Footpath
Horton Hill
Epsom
Surrey
KT19 8SR

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