The Volunteer Training Course usually takes place 1 session of 3 hours per week over a 8 week period. We run courses regularly throughout the year. Please get in touch if you would like some further information or to request an application form.
Topics covered include:
- Family Values and Attitudes
- Family Life and Supporting Parents
- Parents and their children
- Child Protection
- Role of a Home-Start Volunteer
We also offer a programme of ongoing training for all our volunteers, covering specific subjects which are relevant to family support. Volunteer meetings take place once per month and usually last 2 hours. On occasion a training input may be delivered over a half or full day.