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Easter Eggs
Exciting new volunteering opportunities to support families at Kingston WelCare and All Saints Church


Calling all parents, pensioners, individuals with spare time, or students seeking valuable work experience!

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to work with our Playworker to support Stay and Play sessions, after-school family sessions, and family school holiday activities.

Are you interesting in supporting parents and playing with children? Can you remember being a parent or supporting a parent who is finding it hard at times to cope? Would you like to be part of a team and involved in supporting Kingston WelCare?

Or are you a student or young individual seeking voluntary work experience to bolster your qualifications for vocational courses or enhance your CV?


Our new project

Kingston WelCare and All Saints Church have collaborated to create a new innovative initiative offering Stay and Play sessions tailored for preschool children, after-school family sessions catering to families with children up to 11 years old, and engaging school holiday family activities.

Our goal is to: assist parents in developing resilience through the availability of attentive staff and volunteers who actively listen and nurture supportive relationships. Create an enjoyable and supportive play environment for children. Facilitate opportunities for parents to meet and cultivate supportive friendships. Aid parents in gaining confidence to seek and engage with various resources to meet their children's needs.

Kingston WelCare is situated on Canbury Park Road in Kingston, while All Saints Church is located adjacent to the Market Place in Kingston.


  • Stay and Play playgroup mornings 9.30 to 11 am – term time only

     Held on Mondays and Thursdays at All Saints, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Welcare.

  • After school family sessions 3.30 to 5.30 – term time only

     Held on Mondays at All Saints and Tuesdays at Welcare.

  • Holiday activities – flexible times. Outings with group of families during week days in the school holidays.    


You will be working with experienced volunteers, a Senior Playworker/ Family Support Worker and Kingston WelCare Director.

What we offer

  • Support from the Senior Playworker/ Family Support Worker, Director of WelCare and other volunteers

  • Being part of a team

  • Involvement in developing the work that of Kingston WelCare and All Saints Church does.

  • Gaining new skills

  • Sense of achievement by helping others and making a difference in their lives

  • A friendly and safe environment

  • Making friends

  • Safeguarding training

  • Listening skills training

  • DBS check

  • Your out-of-pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Please apply here 👉




Contact Sue the Director of Kingston WelCare for more information and to arrange a chat - email


We can offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities for people who want to get involved with a great local charity, meet new people or develop their experience, while supporting us to maintain our much-needed services. Anything from help with DIY and gardening to admin support, fundraising or even joining our Executive Committee to help build the charity and move it forward. 


Volunteering is also a great way for empty nesters and stay at home parents to use their life experience to support others at vulnerable times on their parenting journey. So if you have experience to share and time to spare we would love to hear from you!  

We ask all potential volunteers to comply with routine but robust application checks. If you would like to find a suitable volunteering role at WelCare please contact


Examples of roles available:

  • Help running the Parent's Place sessions and cafe, including welcoming and chatting with parents, helping with registration, supporting play sessions and making drinks for guests.

  • Housekeeping - this covers a wide range of daily tasks that we need to do to keep WelCare House spaces and equipment tidy and ready for use.

  • Basic DIY and routine maintenance jobs around the house, such as painting and small repairs.

  • Office support including filing, shredding, answering phones and the front door. Or more advanced roles such as creating newsletters, computer projects or managing our database.

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

  • Support with groups, such as running sessions or helping with shopping or preparing materials for weekly sessions.

  • Committee member - join the WelCare Executive Committee to take an active role in managing and shaping the organisation, or join the Parents Committee and ensure the voice of current parent members are represented.

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