Story Telling Volunteer, Gorleston

Hours: Wednesday mornings (term time only)
GYCT Department or Team: Universal Groups - Children's Centre
Supported by: Samantha Hubbard

Specific Tasks

  • At the first session: observe a practitioner delivering the story time
  • Select a story sack
  • Read the story to a small group of children, using props provided
  • Complete follow up activity where required (detailed instructions to be given)
  • Support the maintenance of the resources for story sacks when required

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Communicate sensitively
  • Raise any health & safety issues
  • Monitor children
  • Raise any safeguarding issues
  • Promote language and communication
  • Engage positively
  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Work as a team
  • Act professionally
  • Be inclusive
  • Report any accidents/incidents

This role is for you if ...

You are willing to develop, learn and participate in professional development and ...

  • You are enthusiastic and passionate about childcare
  • You are professional/enthusiastic


  • Will help to broaden your knowledge of a nursery setting, working as a team under the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
  • Provide professional development and learning opportunities
  • Potential job/career opportunities

Great Yarmouth Community Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults; successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check, reference checks and any other associated checks relating to identity.

Or contact the Volunteering Co-ordinator for more information:
T: 01493 743014 E: