The role of a Gingerbread Group Lead is to set up a friendship group for single parents in the local area. This includes facilitating monthly meet ups, having a communication platform such as Facebook or Whatsap group. It will also include signposting where necessary and giving out information given by Gingerbread.
Gingerbread groups are run by single parents for single parents and their children. These are also free groups.
The volunteer will run a group for single parents. This will facilitate connections by arranging meet ups, having a Facebook page or Whatsap group, being a place that single parents can come to. Also signposting to appropriate services where necessary.
Single Parent and experience
Good communication skills
Volunteer in your local area.
Volunteer Coordinator will support the volunteer.
Full induction and training, including safeguarding training.
DBS check will be completed.
Full support and training given.
Experience of leading a group.
Becoming part of a network of volunteers
Connections with other single parents in the area