Jobs For Parents Doncaster

Returning to work after having children can be a daunting prospect however there are jobs that can fit around the needs of your family.

“Jobs for parents” are family-friendly positions that may be full-time,  part-time, flexi-time, term-time, temporary contracts or even working from home.

If you have a vacancy to fill and would like to advertise the role on Doncaster Mumbler then please contact us here.

Volunteering Roles at Potteric Carr

Do you fancy volunteering your time in Doncaster’s wild oasis? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Café and Learning & Events Volunteers at Potteric Carr nature reserve.
Learning & Events Volunteers provide support to help run regular events, from education sessions with local schools to bat walks and bush craft workshops for the public. We are looking for people who can inspire others and help us to deliver these events throughout the seasons! Enjoy learning more about Potteric Carr’s amazing wildlife and getting stuck in with our dynamic events.

Or perhaps you want a volunteer role focused around tea and cake (who wouldn’t!)? If so, then our Café Volunteer would be perfect as we’re looking for support to help provide a welcome pit-stop for visitors – whatever the weather our visitors love refuelling in our on-site café. This role is perfect for anyone looking for some hands-on customer service experience and who loves chatting with regular customers and watching some incredible wildlife from our beautiful reserve (the best café view in Doncaster!).

For more information and to apply for these volunteer roles please visit –

Part Time Marketing and Customer Care Assistant

We’re recruiting for a bubbly, friendly and hardworking person to join our team!

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of an exciting, friendly and dynamic organisation and still have time with your family!
Main responsibilities include:
• Dealing with customer enquiries by email and telephone;
• Managing our customer database;
• Regularly communicating with our teachers;
• Converting leads to customers;
• Managing our social media accounts;
• Keeping our website up to date
• Raising awareness of the Puddle Ducks brand within our
Key skills required:
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Flexibility
• Warm and friendly telephone manner
• Demonstrable experience and success in a marketing and
sales driven role.
Being a self-starter is essential as you will be responsible for working autonomously within the territory to seek out new business opportunities and increase customer numbers.
Experience and an in-depth knowledge of social media platforms is A MUST as the role will involve increasing social media engagement and the delivery of campaigns. Ideally, we are seeking someone to manage our entire social media activity as well as identify opportunities for growth.
This role is initially for 15 hours per week but with potential to increase as the business grows further.
We offer flexible working patterns from home so a suitable home office environment is essential.
For more details or to apply please email a comprehensive CV and covering letter outlining your relevant experience to
For more information please call 07884 933789
CLOSING DATE: 3rd July 2021


Currently looking for

  • Lifeguard Leisure Assistants
  • Contact Centre Advisors
  • Bar & Catering Staff
  • Casual Fitness Instructors
  • Swimming Teachers

For all information and to apply visit

Chief Executive: Light Pre & Post natal support

Are you a driven and engaging individual who can lead us to help others?

We are recruiting a new Chief Executive and we’d love to hear from you!

As Chief Executive you will be accountable for all operational activity, including staff management, volunteer engagement, quality and compliance and financial management. The role also has significant focus on development work to help the charity grow sustainably, which will include sourcing and securing relevant funding, raising awareness of Light, managing external relationships, whilst ensuring all funding contract obligations are met. You will work closely with the Trustees to develop the long-term growth strategy, set the annual budget and monitor progress against objectives.

Please see the Chief Executive Job Description and Person Specification for further details of this role.

To apply please complete the application form and return it to by Friday 16th April 2021

Peer Support Workers for Rotherham & Doncaster: Light Pre & Post natal support

Do you have lived experience of mental health difficulties around the time of having a baby?  We are seeking two new Perinatal Peer Support Workers to join our team, one focused on support in Rotherham and one on support in Doncaster.

This role will involve providing perinatal mental health peer support through offering structured one to one peer support as well as facilitation of Light Support Groups to ensure they run smoothly either virtually or in person (Covid-19 restrictions permitting).  As this role is peer support, you must have lived experience of mental health problems associated with pregnancy/childbirth, it is important that you feel well enough to be able to offer support to families who are struggling with such feelings now.  This role also involves working with and supervising volunteers to help us continue to offer dedicated services to women and their families, continuing to support each family effectively.

One of these posts is focused on Rotherham & the other on Doncaster although there will also be times when you are required to work across South Yorkshire as necessary to meet the needs of the charity.

Please see the Peer Support Worker Job Description & Person Specification for further details about these roles.

To apply please complete the application form and return it to by Friday 23rd April 2021.

Puddle Ducks Doncaster – Poolside Assistant

NEW Vacancy 15/03/2021

Join our fantastic team of poolside assistants in a role which is fun, rewarding and flexible!
This is primarily a customer service role, as our poolside assistants are often the first person our swimmers will see when they arrive at the pool.
🐥You should be confident, flexible and friendly with a passion for baby & child swimming.
🐥You will be working in a swimming pool environment with babies, young children and their parents / carers.
🐥You will also work closely with the Puddle Ducks teachers to ensure a safe, fun environment for all our customers.
🐥Your role will involve greeting and assisting customers, completing registers, setting up and maintaining swimming equipment.
🐥No previous experience is necessary – just a willingness to be helpful and friendly, and spend your shift smiling. Full training will be given before starting.
The hours we currently have available are:
💧Monday 9.45am -12.15pm at Rossington Hall (DN11 0HR)
💧Thursday 11.15am- 1.15pm at Dinnington (S25 2JZ) to start in April. Additional hours may become available.
For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Nicola at

Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP)

Maternity Voice Partnership (MVP) 

Parent and family representatives are working in partnership with midwives, doctors and other health professionals to help improve future maternity care to women, partners, families and babies. In Doncaster, this is called a Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP).

Volunteers to support the scheme always welcome. This could be done in lots of different ways, attending meetings or providing feedback from your experience.

Read more about the Doncaster  MVP here 

Visit the Doncaster and Bassetlaw Maternity Voices facebook page here