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Home-Start Bradford Volunteer Preparation Course (Hybrid)

Do you want to do something amazing? Home-Start Bradford District is looking for new volunteers.

If you would like to become a home-visiting volunteer supporting families in the Better Start Bradford area, this is your chance!

Do you want to

Develop new skills?
Progress your career?
Improve interpersonal skills?
Have better health and well-being?
Have more self-confidence?
Put a smile on someone’s face?

Then volunteering with Home-Start Bradford District could be the start of a fabulous new journey for you.

Their new hybrid (online/in-person mix) volunteer preparation course starts on Wednesday 17 April 2024 and will run for seven weeks on Wednesdays as follows:

Week 1 - 17th April (face to face) (6-9pm)
Week 2 - 24 April (online) (6-8.30pm)
Week 3 - 1 May (online) (6-8.30pm)
Week 4 - 8 May (online) (6-8.30pm)
Week 5 - 15 May (online) (6-8.30pm)
Week 6 - 22 May (face to face) (6-9pm)
Week 7 - 5 June (face to face) (6-9pm)

Face-to-Face sessions will be at The Thornbury Centre, 79 Leeds Old Rd, Bradford, BD3 8JX

The schedule includes:

  • Welcome, Introduction and role
  • Values & attitudes; Communication
  • Supporting parents & meeting the needs of children
  • Confidentiality and diary sheets
  • Safeguarding children
Each volunteer will need to have completed an application form (including providing contact details to obtain two references) had an interview and provided documents for a DBS check.

Application forms are available from, by ringing 01274 666711 or visiting