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In receipt of Families First FundingIn receipt of Families First Funding

 

 

 

Home-Start Flintshire would like to wish all families, volunteers and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!!

 

 

Due to our success with securing additional funding from The Big Lottery Fund we are looking to welcome new volunteers to support our projects. Over the coming months we will have roles available for home-visiting volunteers and group support volunteers.

 

We are looking to develop our group work within the communities of Flintshire and we are excited to be developing new opportunities for volunteers.

 

Contact us for more information if you would like to be involved in these new and exciting projects.

 

 

 

Home-Visiting Volunteer Preparation Training Sessions

 

Our next sessions are due to start in January 2019

 

 

Daytime

 

Evening

Session

Date

Times

Session

Date

Times

1

Thursday 17th January

09.15 – 14.45

1

Monday 14th January

18.00 – 20.30

2

2

Wednesday 16th January

18.00 – 20.30

3

Thursday 24th January

09.15 – 14.45

3

Monday 21st January

18.00 – 20.30

4

4

Wednesday 23rd January

18.00 – 20.30

5

Thursday 31st January

09.15 – 14.45

5

Monday 28th January

18.00 – 20.30

6

6

Wednesday 30th January

18.00 – 20.30

7

Thursday 7th Febraury

09.15 – 14.45

7

Monday 4th February

18.00 – 20.30

8

8

Wednesday 6th February

18.00 – 20.30

9

Thursday 14th February

09.15 – 14.45

9

Monday 11th February

18.00 – 20.30

10

10

Wednesday 13th February

18.00 – 20.30

11

 

Thursday 21st February

09.15 – 14.45

11

Monday 18th February

18.00 – 20.30

12

 

12

Wednesday 20th February

18.00 – 20.30

   

Both the evening and daytime sessions will commence a week prior with an induction session. These will be held on Wednesday 9th January 6-8.30pm and Thursday 10th January 9.15am-12pm.

 

The course aims to be informal and relaxed, and we hope you will enjoy your time on the course. You can partake in the course without completing any written work – most of the course involves informal discussion. All 12 sessions must be completed; however, we are flexible. You can switch between the day and evening session should you need to. For those seeking a qualification, there is the option for volunteers to gain 3 credits at Level 2 (Open College Network).

 

 

Topics covered on the course will include the role of a Home-Start volunteer, safeguarding children and confidentiality.

 

 

     Spaces on the course are limited – please contact the office to reserve your place.

 

If you are interested in volunteering for Home-Start Flintshire and supporting a family in the local community please contact us or drop into the office for an informal chat. 

 

 

The Home-Start Flintshire Team

 

 01352 744060    admin@home-startflintshire.org.uk     www.home-startflintshire.org.uk

 

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During November 2017 we held a Volunteer Celebration Evening.  The evening involved a wonderful quiz with very competitive teams and a buffet.  We also presented our Volunteers with Certificates of Service with a few being an amazing 10 years.  We are so grateful for all the support we have from our volunteers. Each and everyone do an amazing job. 

 

Our Volunteers with 10 years of Service

 

All the Volunteers that enjoyed the evening

 

Children In Need Bake Off

November 2017 

 

 

In November the team took part in the Children In Need Bake Off. Each member of staff baked a cake then we asked all the staff from the other organisations in the building to come and try them all. They then had to vote for their favourite. Our Senior Scheme Organiser Sharon Windsor won, but most importantly we raised £102.46. Thank you everyone that supported us, not that anyone needed an excuse to eat cake!

 

 

 

Home-Start Flintshire - enabling volunteers to support families in Flintshire since 1995