Volunteer– Make a difference!

Flying Start recognises the importance of the very early years of life in making that real difference, giving every child the best start in life and tackling inequalities.

Volunteering is an important part of Flying Start – by harnessing the energy and local knowledge of volunteers in making a real difference to the lives of Luton’s families.

This is achieved by creating volunteering opportunities for communities to play an active role to support positive outcomes for families built on national and international evidence of the very early years of life, starting from pregnancy.

Please click on the button below to proceed to our Volunteering Registration Form:

Volunteer roles

Click on the roles below for more information

Parent champion volunteers (formerly called Ambassadors)

  • Parent Champions are parent volunteers who give a few hours a week to talk to other parents about the local services available to them and are trained in key public health messages to share with the community
  • Parent Buddy volunteers support those in the community to hear key public health messages and to be supported to access support in the form of community groups, sessions and appointments
  • They will also provide telephone or virtual contact with identified mothers antenatally and postnatally to reduce their sense of isolation and ensure they access the services that maintain their health and wellbeing during 1001 critical days.

Flying Start Volunteering Video:

Please note NEW NUMBER: 01582 368245 and EMAIL: flyingstartvolunteering@eyalliance.org.uk

Want to join our Working Together Group?

The Working Together Group is led by community members and will support feedback on and development of Flying Start programmes and services. It is a forum for constructive feedback and to develop ideas and solutions. Please click here to find out more about our ‘Working Together Group


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