Voluntary Work In Biggleswade
Are you looking for rewarding and interesting voluntary work in Biggleswade?
Home-Start Central Bedfordshire is your local Family and Children’s Charity. We have been supporting families who are struggling to cope in the area for over 30 years. We believe that every child deserves the best start in life. As such, our team of over 100 Bedfordshire volunteers has provided support to over 2000 families with more than 4500 children in Biggleswade and across the county!
We welcome parents and grandparents to be a part of our team and charity. No qualifications are required, all you need is parenting experience. Whatever your reason for wanting to volunteer with us, we welcome you to join us. Furthermore, we will do our best to help you achieve your personal goals and enjoy your time volunteering.
If you are a parent searching for voluntary work in Biggleswade, Home-Start is the perfect charity for you. As a volunteer, you can use your own experiences to help children, parents and families in your community. Home-Start volunteers provide support for issues such as isolation, bereavement, postnatal illness, encouraging play and reading with children, offering advice, a shoulder to cry on and more.
“I feel it is a privilege to be a part of the volunteer team. I have gained great insight into different family situations and am amazed by what I gained personally from supporting a family with a disabled child.” – A Home-Start Central Bedfordshire Volunteer
“Having my Home-Start Volunteer has helped so much, she is so lovely. She has helped with emotional support, she always listens and she always makes sure that she gets me out even if it is just a walk with the kids.” – A Home-Start Central Bedfordshire Family
Why Volunteer in Biggleswade?
There are many good reasons to become a volunteer in Biggleswade with us:
- Gain valuable experience, skills and CERTA Credits for your CV. In fact, some of our volunteers use their time with us as a stepping stone into a career in health and social care
- Utilise your own unique experiences to help support babies, children and parents in Biggleswade
- It’s a fantastic way to make new friends, meet new people and attend social events
- Grow in self-confidence and learn other personal skills
- Volunteering with us can be a rewarding and meaningful way to spend some of your spare time
- If you have particular skills or expertise you’d like to practice, we welcome you to help us in other areas of our charity should you wish
Your voluntary work in Biggleswade really can help families and their children. With the support of a Home-Start volunteer, families experience a significant increase in their ability to cope (Home-Start’s 2014 impact report).
Voluntary Work in Biggleswade Inductions
All of our Biggleswade volunteers receive ongoing training as well as guidance and support from our dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinators. To help increase your confidence and to provide you with useful knowledge and skills, you will be invited to one of our fun and informal inductions.
At your induction, you will be welcomed to our team and get to meet other new volunteers. Here you will learn everything you need to start your voluntary work in Biggleswade. We run our inductions regularly throughout the year. So bring yourself along and we’ll provide the cakes, biscuits, tea and other refreshments!
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“I thank you so very much indeed for the massive support you have been and continue to be to me and my family. Without Home-Start no one would be listening to my little boys. I do not know any words which can express clearly enough my gratitude to you all” – A Home-Start Central Bedfordshire Family
We welcome all our new Biggleswade volunteers to join us on social media and learn more about our charity.