Child care and play assistant

Children’s Play and Care Assistant

Volunteer Duty Description


Duty Description:            Children’s Play and Care Assistant


  • Provide Care and play opportunities for children 4 – 11 years old.
  • Promote the social use of the Welsh language.

Main duties:                     

  • Assist the Staff in the Play schemes / Clwb Carco
  • Assist the Children Services Co-ordinator to prepare for the sessions
  •  Ensure that the children’s needs are met.
  •  Encourage the children to play and socialise in Welsh.
  • Assist with activities.
  •  Assist in clearing at the end of each session.

Location:  Rhondda Cynon Tâf

Work with:   Hannah Price-Jones, Children Services Co-ordinator and Leaders of the provision

Time commitment:         4 – 6 hrs per week

Expenses:  We are not able to pay expenses, we therefore encourage the volunteer to choose a convenient setting.

Personal Requirements:

  • Enthusiastic and energetic.
  • Patient
  •  Ablility to listen and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  •  Ability to communicate in Welsh.

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Work experience.
  • Enhanced knowledge of the needs in children’s services.
  • Experience in applying for work.
  • Training.
  •  DBS check