Our Roles

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Children’s Activity Support - Group Helper

This volunteer role is ideal if you like to get down on the floor to play with children and babies and have three or more hours to spare during the week.

You will be helping other volunteers to set up and run play sessions for families with children aged 0-5 within Barnardo’s Family Centres.

No experience is necessary as training will be provided. An approachable personality and a willingness to have fun is essential.

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Parent Champion

If you are good at talking to families and children and have some experience or understanding about the challenges that parents face, then you could be a Parent Champion.

You will be trained to represent Barnardo’s in your community and to tell the parents and carers you meet all about Barnardo’s services in their area.

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Breast Feeding Supporters

If you have at least six months experience of breastfeeding your own children Barnardo’s can help you to train as an ABM Breastfeeding Peer Supporter.

You will need to commit to supporting at least one of our Baby Play sessions each week to be eligible for this training.

All of the above roles are Monday to Friday, during school hours and term-time only.

To find out more or apply for roles in your area please go to:


Newport Family Hub
PO30 2AX

01983 529208

Ryde Family Hub
George Street
PO33 2JF

01983 617617

Sandown Family Hub
The Fairway
PO36 9EQ

01983 408718



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