TransAge Service

By: Age UK Enfield  31/05/2013
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TransAge is an intergenerational project that bridges the gap between older and younger generations by placing volunteers aged 50+ to work with young children in a variety of settings such as schools, breakfast clubs and family centres. Volunteers are recruited, trained and then found an appropriate school placement that suits their particular needs and skills. The training covers topics such as Safeguarding Children, How Children Learn, The Signs of Bullying and other topics including a visit to a local school. There is no upper age limit for volunteers; their ages range from 50 to 86. All volunteers have to undergo a CRB check and when that has been satisfactorily completed they work in their placement for approximately 3 hours per week, though some volunteers give more time. Our volunteers have stayed with the project for many years and one has been with TA since the beginning -15 years! Contact details Stephanie Perlman-Colvin Age UK Enfield Vincent House 2E Nags Head Road Enfield EN3 7FN Tel: 020 8375 4120 Email: mailto:[email protected] Donations always welcome

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