Early Years Practitioners (EYP) Support (Volunteer Role)

What this role entails

Supporting the Early Years Scotland EYP at Stay, Play and Learn sessions within community and school settings.

What’s involved?

  • Providing a warm, friendly welcome to all children and families.
  • Supporting children and their families to relax and engage with each other.
  • Assisting the EYP to provide facilitated play and learning opportunities involving parents/carers and their children.
  • Assisting the EYP with setting up and clearing away resources and play equipment at the start and end of sessions.
  • Good role modelling as part of being an ambassador for Early Years Scotland.

Why volunteer? 

  • Become part of a dedicated team.
  • Meet people and build new relationships.
  • Improve inter-personal skills.
  • Gain valuable experience for job applications.
  • Enjoy new experiences.
  • Great personal satisfaction – you have the opportunity to make a real, positive difference to the children’s and families’ experience.

This role will suit people who have a friendly and enthusiastic manner, enjoy meeting and working with children and families and are happy to act as the public face of Early Years Scotland.

If you would like to volunteer with EYS, please email [email protected] to express your interest with the subject line ‘EYP Volunteer’.