Enhancing the lives of children and families within the Leeds area

Volunteering

Volunteering

Join our team as a volunteer and gain invaluable experience of supporting children and young people with disabilities.

Why volunteer with Leeds Weekend Care Association?

  • You’ll gain real work experience of providing care and support to people with disabilities
  • You’ll have access to valuable training opportunities, including Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding
  • You’ll build your confidence and enhance your CV
  • Most importantly, you’ll have fun, meet new friends and really help the young people we support and their families

What do we expect from our volunteers?

  • Reliability
  • Enthusiasm
  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in working with children with additional needs
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Please note you must be aged 16 or over to volunteer with us

The recruitment process

1.An initial phone call to receive more information

2.Introduction to the organisation

3.A completed application form

4.Interview

5.Two references are requested

6.An enhanced DBS check

7.Induction at both the LWCA offices and at the play scheme

8.Training

Other information

While this is an unpaid opportunity, we do cover reasonable travel expenses for our volunteers. Unfortunately, we cannot cover childcare expenses. Volunteering does not affect your benefits, but if you’re unsure, then please contact your Benefits Adviser.

Get in touch

Please get in touch with office@lwca.co.uk or call 0113 216 5133 for more information.