Course Title: Helpers (Lewisham & Greenwich)
Number of places available: 24 (2 cohorts of 12)
Course start date: 06/03/2024 (Wednesday group) / 07/03/2024 (Thursday group)
Course end date: 02/05/2024
Day and time of sessions: Wednesday or Thursdays 10am-12pm (applicants to commit to one group for the full course). 7 weeks, 2 hours per week online training session plus 2 hours of independent learning per week on the BfN online training platform. Please indicate which day’s group(s) you are applying for in your application:
(2 week break)
(2 week break)
Assignments to be completed by: 24/05/2024
Course venue: Online (Zoom or MS Teams)
Closing date for applications: 09/01/2024
Proposed interview date (if applicable): 17-18th January 2024 (online)
DBS required: Yes (BfN will arrange this at no cost to volunteers)
This course will recruit and train a cohort of Breastfeeding Network peer support volunteers supporting families within Lewisham and Greenwich.
Following completion of the training and registration with the Breastfeeding Network, volunteers will be expected to offer at least 4 hours a month supporting at groups in Children’s Centres or alongside Health Visiting and Midwifery.
Please indicate in your application which area/areas you would be able volunteer in:
We are running two training courses at the same time. The day you are allocated is the day you must attend the training session each week (dates are listed above). Please indicate if you are able to do:
- Wednesdays 10-12
- Thursdays 10-12
- Either day
Following completion of training and registration with the Breastfeeding Network, volunteers will be expected to volunteer at least 4 hours a month within peer support groups either in Lewisham or Greenwich. To maintain registration with the Breastfeeding Network volunteers must attend regular supervision sessions and complete mandatory training as required.
How to apply:
If you are interested in being considered for this role please complete the online application form found at the link below.
If you have any questions about the course, voluntary role or application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our HR Advisor on 0844 412 0995.