Volunteer Preparation Course 2017

The date of our next volunteer prep course is to be begin in February  over 7/8 weeks, 9.30am-2.30pm.  Days and times to be confirmed but provisionally commencing Wednesday September 27th 2017.

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