Benefits to Volunteering
At Rochdale Children’s Moorland Home, volunteers contributions are highly valued. Without you we couldn’t function! Below are some of the reasons people choose to volunteer.
For some it provides an opportunity to:
Make a difference to the lives of others
Feel valued and part of a team
Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
Share your skills, knowledge and experience
Gaining confidence and self-esteem
For some, volunteering can be a route to employment, or a chance to try something new which may lead to a career change. From this perspective, volunteering can be a way of:
Enhancing your CV
Gaining valuable work experience
Improving employment prospects
Gaining an accreditation
For others it might be the chance to:
Meet new people
Make new friends
Getting to know the local community
Come and see for yourself!
Whatever your reason is to volunteer; you will have a fantastic time volunteering for Rochdale Childrens Moorland Home
Can I Volunteer with a friend? Yes! You are welcome to get your friend to contact us too and we will get you volunteering together. There may be a limit to 2 volunteers at a time if you are volunteering as a childcare assistant due to seats available on our minibus when we go on trips out. What is the minimum age you can volunteer? 16. If you are under 16, there may be some volunteering you could do with your parents/ carers. Get them to contact us.
Do you accept Duke of Edinburgh (D of E) volunteers? Yes, Just get in touch!
Do I need to have had experience of working with children to volunteer as a Childcare Assistant? No, experience would be an advantage but not necessary. You will be given a full induction, and supported throughout by experienced staff.
Do I need to bring my own food if I am volunteering as a Childcare Assistant? No. Whilst you are volunteering with us you will be provided with all your meals and drinks. If you have any dietary requirements just let us know.
Do I need to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check? At Rochdale Children’s Moorland Home we take our responsibilities for safeguarding children seriously and therefore all volunteers will need to undergo a DBS check but this will be paid for by us
Any questions that haven’t been answered in our FAQ just get in touch and one of our team will get back to you as soon as they can.