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Volunteering with children, young people and families

Volunteering with children, young people and families can be very rewarding. The types of roles available are wide and varied - everything from administrative roles through to youth work. The variety of roles undertaken by volunteers is celebrated in a booklet by Tameside Funky Lizzard network.

Here are a few more examples of roles volunteers might do:

People volunteering with children, young people and families will normally be expected to undertake a Criminal Records Bureau check if they are working closely with children and young people, the organisation taking on the volunteer will inform if this is needed and organise the check.

Page updated: 10 March 2011

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Fully funded Early Years Professional Status places still available 06 January
Applications to the January 2012 Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) programme will remain open until January 17.

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