Create: Volunteer Project Assistant

Create: Volunteer Project Assistant

11401413_1126579340690981_8740452047902729911_nCreate has been running for many years and is a popular project for local families with young children. Artists and play workers set up creative experiences for children 0 – 5 years and their parents/carers. You can read more about the project here.

This role would suit someone who enjoys interacting with young children, is interested in or is studying/working in Early Years education, and/or with a Creative Arts background (Art, Storytelling, Dance, Drama, Environmental).


Volunteers are asked to arrive 30 minutes before a session begins, and stay for 30 minutes after for tidy-up and evaluation.

Thursday 10am – 12noon (9am – 12.30pm)

Saturday 10.30am – 12.30am (9.30am – 1pm)

Volunteers can commit to just one session per week.


The CREATE team is made up of the following roles.

  • NEA/Project Manager
  • Project Lead Artist/s
  • Support/Playworker/s
  • Project Volunteers



We ask volunteers to undertake the following tasks:

  • Interact, engage and create with the children.
  • Support the lead artist in the overall delivery of the session.
  • welcome and chat to parents in the session.
  • If tasked with taking the register, mark off children’s names, collect attendance money and register any new families.
  • Help the café staff to prepare, clear and oversee snack and help to tidy it away afterwards.
  • Help with the smooth set up, delivery and clear up of the session.
  • Be actively involved with the session briefing and evaluation.

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