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Children and Young People's Team (Group leader-Sparklers)

To support, guide and encourage young children (aged 0 to 4 yrs) in their life and faith, through leadership of a creche that operates during the 'All Age' Sunday service. (11.00 a.m.)

Responsible To: Children and Young People's Coordinator (Joanna Marshall)
Time Committment: Sunday 10.30 - 12:30 plus time for admin, planning and meetings
                                                                                                                
As part of this role a volunteer would have the following responsibilities:
  • Attend group on a regular basis
  • Help set up and clear away equipment, ensuring that toys and games are kept clean & in good working order
  • Plan and coordinate programmes and activites for the creche and coordinate rotas for helpers, each term
  • Support & encourage helpers
  • Oversee the budget & resources for Sparklers
  • Ensure that registers & registration documnets are kept up to date
  • Lead a termly meeting to plan, prepare & pray for the term ahead
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed


A volunteer in this role would require some or all of the following attributes:
  • Good at communicating with children and adults
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times, reporting any worries about a child or helper to Joanna Marshall
  • Attend relevant training sessions and courses eg. child protection training
  • Be familiar with the Child Protection policy


In order for someone to be able to perform this role the following training and support will be given:
  • Initial training, ongoing support and opportunities to attend appropriate courses throughout the year arranged by the Children and Young People's Coordinator (Joanna Marshall)
  • Regular meetings to be held with Joanna Marshall to discuss concerns, rescourcing, staffing & future plans


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