The day-to-day running of the branch relies on our dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. We want to provide a whole range of activities to support local parents and to enable us to do this we are always looking for new volunteers who can use their existing skills and experience to make our branch really active. Training and support is available for all roles where required. You don’t need to take on huge tasks, just commit to whatever time you can. It is a great way to learn new skills, make new friends, represent the NCT and make a difference to parents. Please do get in touch and get involved
Current vacancies include:
Coffee morning hosts - you don't need to live in a palace - just a kettle and somewhere to sit is just fine!
Coffee group coordinators - Involves compiling a list of dates and hosts and letting everyone know where to go.
Nearly New Sale organising~ From helping on the day, to distributing leaflets, to organising refreshments. These sales are important to the branch as they are the main source of fundraising for the branch. Please come forward if you can help at all.
PR and advertising coordinator - The role would be to promote the branch and its activities in the local area, deal with media enquiries and to seek advertising and sponsorship to fund the branch activities.
Event volunteers - to help out on stands at local events such as carnivals to talk to parents / sell raffle tickets / offer a place to stop and feed their babies and tell them what we are about as a branch. This is a new idea for our branch but has been really successfull in other areas and we would love to try it our here if we had the volunteers.
Walk coordinator - Set the location, publicise on facebook/website & turn up to lead the walk or arrange for someone else to.
Breast pump agent - Receive one-2-one training in your home and help mothers in the area to breastfeed. Contact us for full role description.
Newsletter team - we need help with getting articles together, ideas and general promotion of the newsletter.
Journalists - Come along to an event and write a short article about it.