Family Fun Day Volunteers

Riverside Community Health Project are working in partnership with other local organisations to deliver three Family Fun Days during the summer holidays.

The Family Fun Days are aimed at families with children under the age of 19 years, and will include a range of activities, entertainment and stalls. The fun days will take place on Wednesday 27th July, 3rd and 10th August 2022. The main aim of the events is to reduce food poverty by tackling holiday hunger.

Role Description:

  • Arrive on time
  • Preparing and setting up activities and stalls before the event starts
  • Welcoming Parents/carers and children to the events
  • Interacting with parents, children and carers
  • Putting the needs of the children who attend the events as a top priority
  • Respecting and valuing all families attending
  • Ensuring good communication with parents/carers and children
  • Setting up, cleaning, checking and clearing away after the event finishes
  • Giving refreshments to children when appropriate
  • Supervising soft play area/ bouncy castle/ ball pool
  • Supervising stalls (e.g. refreshments, glitter tattoos, face painting)
  • Signposting to appropriate support and advice, or refereeing enquiries to staff
  • Informing Riverside if you are running late or unable to attend
  • Reporting any concerns to the designated Health and Safety Officer (Ayshea Robson)
  • Adhering to Riverside policies and procedures at all time


  • Good timekeeping and reliable
  • Be welcoming, approachable and open-minded
  • Be confident, with good communication and listening skills
  • Be willing to develop personal learning
  • Ability to work as part of a team or alone using own initiative


  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/05/2022

End Date: 30/09/2022

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Hodgkin Park,
Armstrong Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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