At Kingston WelCare we have opportunities for local residents/parents to support our activities, develop new skills and make new friends, while supporting us maintain our much needed services. Volunteering is also a great way for  empty nesters and stay at home parents to use their life experience to support others in their local community, and Kingston WelCare is really a home from home for parents at vunerable times on their parenting journey.

Please note Kingston WelCare will ask all potential volunteers to comply with routine, but robust application checks. If you would like to find a suitable role at WelCare please contact Marjie Grant:

Types of Roles Available: 

1.  Help running the Parent's Place Session and Cafe

     Includes welcoming and chatting with parents, helping with registrations, supporting play sessions and making drinks for guests.

2.  Housekeeping

     This covers a wide range of daily tasks that we need to do to keep WelCare House, the projects and the equipments tidy and ready for use.

3.  Basic DIY

     Routine maintenance jobs around the house: changing light bulbs, painting and small repairs.

4. Office Support

    Basic: Filing, shredding, clearing files, answering telephones and answering the door.

   Advanced:  Computer projects: Creating Newsletters and managing our Database.

5. Gardening

    Weekly weeding, watering the plants, and general maintenance of the WelCare garden, including involving our parents and children in gardening sessions.

6. Support with Groups

   Running sessions or helping by shopping or preparing materials for weekly sessions.

7. WelCare Committee Member 

   Join WelCare Executee committee and manage the organisation; or Parents committee and take an active role in shaping the organisation and ensure the voice of currents parent members are represented.