Our next courses…

‘Support from Home Start is tremendous, they are always available for advice and support. The coordinators are very caring who treat all volunteers and families with a great deal of respect’ – Pat, Home-Start Volunteer

Keep an eye out for the dates for our next course here!

To apply please email info@homestartmcr.org.uk or call 0161 721 4493

The course runs once a week for 6 weeks from 9.15am – 2.30pm Venue TBC

Please see below for dates and session content.

Date   Session content
Week 1

– Welcome
– Introductions
– Role of volunteer & becoming a volunteer
Week 2

– How Home-Start helps families
– Getting started as a volunteer
-Listening skills
Week 3

– Family life & Supporting families with disabilities
– Parenting skills
Week 4

– Domestic abuse awareness
– Supporting parents with mental health issues     
Week 5

– Confidentiality
– Values & attitudes
– Commitment & boundaries
Week 6
– Safeguarding
– Contact sheets
– Graduation