Play Assistant - Park Play

Could you help Park Play by volunteering in our brand new play area? 

This is a varied role which will enable you to get involved in a new project and assist in the day-to-day running of Park Play.

Tasks include but are not limited to:-

  • Provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our customers, volunteers and staff
  • Record attendance of customers and take payments for Park Play
  • Assist with the set up of equipment, including tables and chairs and play equipment 
  • Assist with the clearing up of equipment as stated above
  • Preparing and supervising craft activities 
  • Being aware of activities taking place and observing children for health and safety concerns 
  • Ensure the safety of children when playing 


  • Good communication skills 
  • Good literacy skills 
  • Pleasant, approachable and helpful manner 
  • Good judgement, ability to think on your feet 
  • Ability to keep calm and ask for help if required 


  • Accessibility
    To be discussed as some aspects of the role may not be accessible.
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 12/06/2019

End Date: 13/10/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

The Play sessions are currently held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.30am - 2.30pm 


Park Play & Cafe
Heart of the Park
Dunsbury Way
Leigh Park

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