Parent volunteers

Could you make a difference?

Volunteer as a Parent Representative to add a new dimension and enhance services for families.

Why do people volunteer?

People volunteer for different reasons; it may be to learn new skills, meet new people, add to your CV, or just to give something back to the community.

What about Qualifications?

The great thing about volunteering is your skills and experiences are just as important as qualifications. You do not need any formal qualifications to volunteer.

Who can volunteer for this?

Any parent or carer. Volunteers are welcome from all sections of the community.

What will a parent representative do?

This is a chance to provide opinions and be the voice of parents and carers in Warwickshire to help shape and influence the development of services for families.

Suggested activities for this role include:

  • To look at information aimed at parents and give feedback.
  • To give your opinion on the effectiveness of promotional activities about services for families.
  • To provide opinions which will form part of the development of planning for new initiatives aimed at supporting families.

Where will volunteering happen?

As a parent representative, opportunities could be in a variety of settings such as:

  • From your home
  • At a Family and Parenting Support Team base
  • With the local community

How much time do volunteers have to give?

We are looking to seek your views approximately four times a year. You may not wish to participate every time, but all input will be valued. This may involve providing feedback, by telephone, email, in writing or face to face.

Did you know…

In a survey of employers over 70% said they would hire a candidate with volunteering experience over someone who had never volunteered. (Valuing Volunteering January 2006).

Contact us

Volunteer registration form (PDF, 23.96 KB) – complete the form and send to:

Family and Parenting Support Team
Saltisford Office Park
Ansell Way
Warwick
CV34 4UL

Email: fpsvolunteers@warwickshire.gov.uk


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