Volunteer Preparation Course 2017

The date of our next volunteer prep course is to be begin in February 2018 over 7/8 weeks.  Days and times to be confirmed .

The course is designed to prepare you for your role in supporting families within their home. You will learn within a welcoming, relaxed and safe environment and the course will include group discussions and activities.

Some of the topics covered by the course are:

  • An introduction to Home-Start
  • Key elements for Home-Start volunteers
  • Family life and supporting parents
  • Commitment and boundaries
  • Supervision and support
  • The importance of play
  • Core Policies: Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities, Confidentiality

Volunteers have the opportunity to opt to undertake accreditation during the course, more information is available here

If you are interested in joining the course and becoming a volunteer please contact us: homestartkennet.a@btconnect.com