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New Volunteers training

To make sure our volunteers are ready to give the families the best possible support, Home-Start Southwark offers a high-quality preparation training. The course runs once a week over a 7-week period and covers following modules:

1. Introduction to HSS

2. Values and Attitudes, Listening and Communication

3. Meeting the Needs of Children

4. Bump to Babe, Big Hopes, Big Future

5. Safeguarding and protecting children

6. Supporting Parents

7. Confidentiality

"Volunteering with HSS is a great opportunity to offer your support to a family. The training is excellent and you are professionally supervised by the family coordinators."


Our next Volunteer Prep Course

Summer Prep Course 2024:
The course will run once a week on Thursdays: 9th, 16th, 23rd May, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June between 10am and 2pm.

Location: Canopi, 7-14 Great Dover Street, SE1 4YR, London

These sessions cover all aspects of family support so volunteers are ready to help parents give their children the best start in life.

If you have any questions, please contact Helen Glanville on 020 7737 7720 / 07928895887 or by email

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