How to become a volunteer
If you think you might like to train as an Auntie Pam’s Peer Supporter, contact the service and ask for an application form or download one using the link below. You don’t need any qualifications, but you do need to live in Kirklees and have had children. (As this is a peer support service we only recruit women to volunteer roles)
As a Peer Support Volunteer you will be first point of contact for women and their families coming into the Auntie Pam’s Centre in Dewsbury or the Auntie Pam’s Centre in Huddersfield.
You’ll be working in a small team to share experiences and provide support to mums-to-be and new mums. It’s about being there to listen and sharing your own experiences of being a mother. Full training is provided.
Your main tasks will be
- Giving friendly support and encouragement to clients
- Finding information and signposting clients to other local services
- Keeping client records up to date
- Keeping the Centre clean, tidy and welcoming
- Representing Auntie Pam’s in Kirklees
These tasks are not all that you will be doing, it is up to you how you wish to develop your own role as a Peer Support Volunteer.
Trained Peer Supporters are expected to volunteer for a minimum of 3 hours per week for at least 6 months. After 6 months, volunteers are encouraged to look at further learning opportunities that can be undertaken within the volunteer role, such as Apprenticeships and Diplomas.
If you would like to become a peer supporter for Auntie Pam's please complete the form below. You don’t need any qualifications, but you do need to live in Kirklees and have had children. (As this is a peer support service we only recruit women to volunteer roles)
How to apply to be a volunteer
Become a peer supporter at Auntie Pam's by filling in our simple form.
Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes.
Paperclip As this is a peer support service we only recruit women to volunteer roles.Download and complete form
After you've applied
Once you complete this application please return it to the address provided at the end of the form.
If you want to talk to someone to find out more call us on:
- Dewsbury 01924 438316 (Mon/Wed/Fri)
- Huddersfield 01484 414775 (Tues/ Wed/Thurs)