'Family Support – Group Helper' Hampshire Healthy Families

The Hampshire Healthy Families 0-19 service is a partnership between Southern Health Foundation Trust and Barnardo’s. We are looking for enthusiastic and creative people to support us in our work throughout Hampshire.

Our 'Family Support – Group Helper' volunteer role is diverse and flexible, and will suit a range of personal skills and preferences.

Our volunteers can:

  • Support our “new parent” social walking groups (ReadySteadyMums);
  • Be a peer befriender, supporting parents/carers to access local services;
  • Support with community events promoting key health messages;
  • Support the delivery of our courses and workshops to parents either in the community or on Zoom. (Five to Thrive; School Readiness; Family Food, Fun & Fitness; Baby Talk; Toddler Talk);
  • Be a Parent Champion – promoting the local childcare offer.


Do you have:

  • A wish to volunteer with children and adults;
  • Good listening skills with a caring approach;
  • Patience and friendliness?

Are You:

  • A ‘people person’ who is positive and encouraging;
  • Open-minded and flexible in your approach;
  • Willing to input your hours into our online volunteering system each time you volunteer;
  • Happy to provide satisfactory references and for Barnardo’s to complete a DBS check before you start your role?

If you can answer ‘yes’ to all the above questions then you are just the person we are looking for!


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Where applicable.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Regular supervision and support from the Hampshire Healthy Families 0-19 team whilst you are volunteering. Coupled with access to additional online training and development.
  • Volunteer induction
    Full volunteer induction online: including Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, and Professional Boundaries.
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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This opportunity is available Countywide.

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