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Volunteer Team Leader

NCT (National Childbirth Trust) Redbridge

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can meet new people but also have the flexibility to decide when and where you volunteer?

We are looking for a volunteer to help build and lead a local team of volunteers who will organise NCT events and activities to support local parents. You will be directly involved in deciding what type of events and activities you think are most needed locally.

This is an exciting role where you can help make a real difference to parents in your community. 

Main tasks and responsibilities 

  • To be the main link between NCT, volunteers and parents. 
  • Overseeing volunteer activity. 
  • Planning and coordinating new and existing services to support local parents.
  • Liaising with local services.
  • Championing NCT values and aims within your local community. 
  • Recruiting and welcoming new volunteers.
  • Gathering and reporting information about impact of your team's activities.
  • Following NCT guidelines and policies. 

Benefits to volunteer

  • Making a difference to the community, specifically local parents. 
  • An opportunity to meet new people. 
  • Flexibility to meet new people. 
  • Develop your organisational and decision-making skills. 
  • Support from our central Volunteering Team and NCT family of volunteers across the UK and Channel Islands. 

What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes, qualifications and experience 

  • Good at organising events and activities. 
  • Can work alongside a team. 
  • Good at talking to others and listening.
  • Negotiation.
  • Good leadership skills.  
  • Can set and meet goals and targets. 
  • We welcome volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds and you do not need to be a parent yourself. All roles are family friendly. 

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

Flexible opportunity to suit volunteer. The time you will spend will vary from week to week but around 2 hours on average.

Register your interest

We limit the number of roles you can initially express an interest in to 3 opportunities. Please only register an interest in 3 roles maximum.

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  • Are there any age limits?
    Over 18
  • DBS checks - additional information
  • Expenses - additional information
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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