Course Reference: Helper2023/22
Course Title: Stoke Helpers
Number of places available: 12
Course start date: 10/01/2023
Course end date: 31/03/2023
Day and time of sessions: Fortnightly Zoom sessions – Tuesdays, 10am-12pm:
- Jan 10th
- Jan 24th
- Feb 7th
- Feb 21st (this one a face to face session at a Stoke Children’s Centre; babies and children welcome)
- March 7th
- March 21st
A final face to face session/wrap up/hand in folders/end of course celebration at the end of March – date and venue to be arranged with trainees.
There will be work to complete and group discussion on the BfN training site in between each zoom session.
Duration: 2 hours per week on Zoom or BfN training site
Assignments to be completed by: 31/03/2023
Course venue: Zoom, with 2 face to face sessions in a Stoke Children’s Centre (detailed above)
Closing date for applications: 22/11/2022
Proposed information session: Tuesday 29th November, 10am-12pm on Zoom
DBS required: Yes (BfN will arrange this at no cost to volunteers)
Course information (please read carefully before applying):
Geographical Priority Areas: Volunteers must be able to regularly attend breastfeeding support groups in Stoke on Trent with a minimum 1 year commitment following training course.
It would be useful for you to have attended as a parent or visited a Breastfeeding Group before you apply to train so you can get a feel for what our volunteers do – details of our local groups can be found here – https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/stoke/
How to apply:
If you are interested in being considered for this training course and voluntary role please complete the online application form found at the link below.
Please be aware that we cannot accept postal applications at this time. If this is a barrier to you applying, please contact us as at the earliest opportunity so that we can support you to apply.
If you have any questions about the course, voluntary role or application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 08444 120 995.