Volunteer with us
We love to welcome individuals with a wide range of backgrounds and with a variety of skills and experience to volunteer with us in our Cambridge head office.
We are enthusiastic to ensure that your volunteering experience is as rewarding and enjoyable as possible. We will always take care to cater for your individual needs including accommodating how long you can volunteer with us, which days suit you and your work interests.
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Why the Brazelton Centre UK needs volunteers
Volunteers help us by supporting our team that organises our courses and workshops. This help us to make sure that our events run smoothly and our participants are effectively trained, so that they can begin practising new tools with newborn babies and their families.
We love to have volunteers come and join our team for as long or as short as they are able.
Flexible (suggested 2 to 3 hours per week)
Volunteering with us involves
- Complying with The Brazelton Centre UK’s Health and Safety policies
- Undertaking data input and impact analysis of the courses
- Working with the staff team to undertake administration tasks such as organising marketing materials, preparing training kits, filing, shredding and photocopying
- Other administration tasks relating as required.
Training and Support
Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided.
When you move on we will provide you with a Certificate of Appreciation.
What you will get
- Join an enthusiastic and friendly team
- Meet new people within your local community
- Have the satisfaction of giving back
- Develop your skills and experience within the supportive environment of a national charity.
What you need to have
Good communication skills, an interest our work, time management skills, computer & IT skills and strong organisational skills.
The jobs and tasks are very varied but we always like to hear what experience you would like to gain.
If you want us to be in contact once new opportunities are open, please fill our application form.Application Form
I volunteered at the Brazelton Centre for 2 months whilst studying my MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge. As a psychology student, I was intrigued by their research focusing on the importance of the infant-parent relationship to the baby’s development. During my time of volunteering, Susana has been very supportive and always tried to make sure that what I was doing was in line with my volunteering goals. I also felt that the experience was very inclusive with the regular volunteer meetups and lovely tea times.
I am from Brazil and I am 28 years old. Since December 2017, I have been studying English in Cambridge and working as a volunteer at the Brazelton Centre UK. It has been an amazing experience where I have been able to meet new people. I have improved my English and I have gained experience working in an office in abroad, which will increase my opportunities when I return to my country. I feel proud being part of this team and enjoying many amazing moments here. I am sure that I will carry this experience with me forever. Thank you Brazelton Centre UK.
I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to volunteer at The Brazelton Centre for the past year, assisting with a variety of research tasks that aligned with my own interests in child development and parent-infant attachment.
With the helpful guidance of the Research and Development Manager, I immersed myself in numerous projects. This included conducting a literature review on parent-infant attachment in the antenatal period, developing questionnaires for use in antenatal group sessions, co-facilitating an antenatal group session and even co-authoring a poster on the session outcomes, which was presented at WAIMH 2018 in Rome. Susana always ensured I was involved in something that was of interest to me, and that would help me to develop my research skills and overall knowledge of parent-infant relationships and baby behaviour. It was a true pleasure to be a part of such a supportive and friendly team.