Parenting Peer Supporter

Role Name
What does this involve?
Skills required
Frequency/ Commitment of the role
Training
Development
Other details (e.g. payment of expenses)

This is an eight week, two hour course for those wanting to engage in our volunteering programme to become a parenting Peer Supporter.

By choosing to volunteer in our supported environment a person can gain such a lot:

  • Personal development opportunities
  • Improved knowledge of health and parenting that benefits their own families
  • Work experience
  • A mutually supportive group learning experience
  • Gateways into new training opportunities, qualifications and employment

Sessions focus on the following:

Session 1: Getting to know each other

Session 2: Behaving confidently, dealing with criticism and communication skills

Session 3: How do we interact and learn?

Session 4: Responding to change

Session 5: A snapshot of your Community and the Parenting Team and Safeguarding

Session 6: Becoming a volunteer

Session 7: Understanding volunteering and getting started

Session 8: Completion of formal paperwork

Session 9: Volunteering moving forward and end of course celebration

If you would like to find out more about this programme, please contact your local Family Hub.

Redditch and Bromsgrove

Worcester and Malvern

Wychavon, Pershore and Evesham

Wyre Forest