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Great Doddington Village Preschool is a registered CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) and is operated by a voluntary committee board in partnership with the managers and staff of the setting. We have a very loyal community who enable the setting to thrive though supportive volunteering and fundraising efforts throughout the year. The children attending are aged between 2.5 and 5 years old and predominantly learn through play with a passion for outdoor learning.  

If you feel that this describes you and you want to take on either of these new, exciting roles with Great Doddington Village Preschool then please contact us at secretary@greatdoddingtonpreschool.co.uk

Treasurer (Volunteer Committee Role)

Great Doddington Village Preschool is looking for suitable applicants to fulfil the position of Treasurer which has become available. We are looking for a person that is passionate about outdoor play based learning, is committed and reliable in order to fulfil the position within the Committee alongside the Secretary and Chair as a minimum board of representatives. 

The committee is responsible for ensuring the provision runs safely, efficiently and legally. Committee members have an important role in managing the preschool, and ensuring it meets the needs of the children and parents/carers that use it.

Being part of a committee can be both enjoyable and rewarding. Individuals bring with them various skills, talents, expertise and ideas that can be used to enhance the group. In return, opportunities to develop new skills in areas such as management, marketing and recruitment can be gained.

Main duties:

  • Planning – e.g. preparing an income and expenditure budget
  • Day-to-day management of accounts - this is outsourced for the day to day basis of reconciliation and wages for example, but needs communication and managing by the volunteer Treasurer role. 
  • Reporting – keeping a record of money received and spent and presenting this at committee meetings.

A full handover and description of the role will be provided. 

Please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in this role. 


Secretary (Volunteer Committee Role)

Great Doddington Village Preschool is looking for suitable applicants to fulfil the position of Secretary which has become available. We are looking for a person that is passionate about outdoor play based learning, is committed and reliable in order to fulfil the position within the Committee alongside the Treasurer and Chair as a minimum board of representatives. 

The committee is responsible for ensuring the provision runs safely, efficiently and legally. Committee members have an important role in managing the preschool, and ensuring it meets the needs of the children and parents/carers that use it.

Being part of a committee can be both enjoyable and rewarding. Individuals bring with them various skills, talents, expertise and ideas that can be used to enhance the group. In return, opportunities to develop new skills in areas such as management, marketing and recruitment can be gained.

Main duties:

  • Writing/receiving letters and keeping records
  • Arrange meetings and draw up an agenda
  • Keeping records of meetings.
  • Manage and co-ordinate marketing material incl. newsletters, website and social media

A full handover and description of the role will be provided. 

Please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in this role


Fundraising and Volunteer Lead (Volunteer Committee Role)

Great Doddington Village Preschool is looking for suitable applicants to fulfil a volunteer position within the Committee Board.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the Volunteer Committee Board working alongside the Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer of the board as well as the management and staff of Preschool. Organisation, drive and excellent communication skills are vital in this role to bring together the team, parents, children whom attend and the wider community to achieve the goals set out in the Fundraising and Volunteer Plan. The role is very rewarding offering regular opportunity to realise the benefits you enable through providing equipment, experiences and support to Preschool.  

Job Purpose:

To work within our Volunteer Committee Board, leading the Fundraising and Volunteer initiatives and team, working closely with Managers and Staff at Preschool.

Main duties:

  • Review all previous years fundraising and volunteer activities and make recommendations for improvements for new academic year.
  • Work with management team and Volunteer Committee Board to determine annual targets for volunteer hours and fundraising.
  • Identify new potential income streams and produce strategies to access these funds.
  • Engage in promotion and networking of Preschool and the Committee.

This is a new role and can be adapted to you. A full handover and description of the role will be provided. 

Please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in this role

Volunteer Helpers

We welcome volunteer helpers who are able to come and support the staff and children. This provides us with valuable support to help the children and staff at Preschool. We have regular parent, grandparent and local members of the community currently volunteering. If you are interested in this, please contact us to discuss further.

Ongoing - no closing date. 


Great Doddington Village Preschool is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.