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The Barnardos Drimnagh Parent & Toddler Service (Dublin South West, Children’s Service Department) operates every Thursday morning, from 10am to 12 noon, at the St John Bosco Youth Centre, Davitt Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12.
The service is provided in partnership with the Child & Family Agency (Tusla) and the HSE and delivers an evidenced based programme called Peep for the participating parents and their children (aged from birth to three years of age). Peep stands for Parent Early Education Partnership and is about valuing and building on what parents already do.
The Peep programme aims to help parents and carers to:
By supporting parents/carers, the Peep programme aims to improve children’s:
The routine of such a programme will be structured as follows:
A volunteer with an interest and experience in early year’s development, play and positive parenting is required for the Barnardos Parent & Toddler child service to assist with:
As we try to ensure consistency of service to families and children attending the project we are seeking a minimum commitment of one session a week (Thursdays from approximately 9.00am to 12.30pm) for at least a 6 month period.
For more information or to register your interest please contact Suzanne Connolly, Barnardos Volunteer Service, tel: 01 708 0431 / 086 857 0112, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application process, references, Garda Vetting plus other police clearances (if applicable) are required.