Nursery Volunteer

  • Location: Wiltshire area
  • Salary: n/a

Who we are?

YMCA Brunel Group is an independent, locally governed and managed charity operating in Mendip, Bath, Bristol, Wiltshire and South Somerset. We are part of the international YMCA movement. Our mission is to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Our activities include:

Accommodation for over 700 people every year who are at risk of being homeless, who are on low incomes, experience barriers to work, or young people in need of high levels of support, who have often experienced trauma and difficult times in their lives. We don’t just provide a bed, we support people holistically and continually seek to help our residents gain the training, skills and confidence to lead independent lives.

A Health & Wellbeing centre in Bath, a community facility with a fully kitted out gym, functional fitness areas and extensive class programme.

Two commercial hostels in Bath and Bristol which help us cover our central costs.

Twelve youth clubs for young people aged 10-19, including 4 young carers groups, providing a space where they can have dedicated time to talk to trusted youth workers, access relevant information about issues that concern them, and develop their social networks.

Eight Ofsted registered Nurseries, providing spaces for up to 360 children where they are given opportunities and experiences that will set them up for their educational journeys and prepare them for their lives ahead.

What does the role entail?

Would you be interested in joining our Childcare team to help us make a success of our wonderful nurseries?

Do you enjoy meeting new people or would like to gain skills related to assisting and developing young children along with our friendly team.

This role is suitable for volunteers under 18 years of age.

You will be helping with tasks as varied as keeping and updating records. Assisting children during meals and snacks time. Assisting with hygiene. You will also be paying attention to a child’s emotional state and development, reporting concerns to a supervisor.

What skills will the successful candidate need?


Our nurseries are all located in Wiltshire and more specifically in Chippenham, Calne, Malmesbury, Lyneham, Corsham, Trowbridge and Westbury.

If you are interested please contact: to get further information about the role!

YMCA Brunel Group is committed to follow safer recruitment guidelines and all candidates will have to demonstrate full employment history, give 2 good references and be DBS checked. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.