Jobs For Parents York

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 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 York Mumbler then please contact us here.

Yorkshire Sports Medicine – Receptionists

We are hiring! Our new Specialist Sport and Exercise Medicine Clinic in York will be opening in January.

We are looking for receptionists to join our team. Flexible working and a range of job perks available.

See the full job description for more information about this opportunity.

For further information or to apply please email our Managing Director enclosing your CV along with a supporting statement.

Applications deadline: Midnight 23rd November 2018


York BabyLab

T: 01904 323 619


University of York – Mums needed for research study on Universal Credit

Are you a mum who is receiving Universal Credit?
Are you required to job search?

I am doing a PhD at the University of York and am looking to interview twice over a one year period mums in York who are receiving Universal Credit and who are required to job search.

The first interview will be about your views and experiences of Universal Credit, including the claiming process, meeting the job search requirements and the effects of Universal Credit on your job prospects and ability to look after your children.

The interview will take place at a time and place of your choosing. It will last about an hour and, with your permission, will be audio-recorded. About nine months after the interview I will be in touch with you to arrange a second interview if you still wish to take part.

As a thank you for taking part, you will receive a £20 Love2Shop voucher for each interview.

Your personal details will remain strictly confidential and taking part in these interviews and anything you say in them will not affect any of the benefits or services you receive.

If you would like to take part or ask any questions, then please contact me, Kate Andersen:

T: 07874074905

Millfield Fitness Studio – Part Time Childcare Assistant

Are you looking for a fun, rewarding role that works around your family?

Millfield Fitness Studio are looking for a Part Time Childcare Assistant to support our popular Mum & Bring Baby/Toddler Fitness Classes.

We require a minimum of Level 2 Certificate in Childcare and previous experience working with babies and toddlers would be an advantage.

The role will involve setting up for the weekly Mum & Baby classes, supervision of Babies and Toddlers in our sectioned off baby area, while Mum’s in the same room exercise. You will also be responsible for ensuring all equipment is clean & stored away appropriately after each session.

This role is for 9 Hours per week on Monday, Wednesday & Friday’s 9.15/9.30am-12.15/12.30.

Pro Rata holidays included and free Studio Membership included for various Fitness, Yoga & Pilates Classes.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to work around existing commitments, such as family, college or university.

Applicants will need to show they have the right to work in the United Kingdom and the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS and reference check.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £3,884.40 /year

For more information and to apply please contact Debbie Jenkins:

T: 01904593481

Places for People Group Limited – Office Administrator Role

Places for People Group is an award-winning property management, development, regeneration and leisure company. We operate in a large number of different sectors but our fundamental aim is to create homes and places where people choose to live and where people and communities thrive. The Places for People York office is currently looking to recruit a part-time office administrator to work Monday to Friday from 10am until 2.30pm. This role will predominantly be administrative in nature but will also involve duties that typically fall to the role of a receptionist such as the handling of incoming and outgoing post, carrying out routine fire and health and safety checks and welcoming visitors to the office. The role will also involving making room bookings for meetings and ensuring that catering requirements are met on each occasion.

The successful candidate should have a confident communication style and will feel comfortable liaising with individuals at all levels. Due to the nature of the role we need you to be familiar with Microsoft office packages and to be good with I.T. systems. In addition to providing administration and reception to the office, you will be responsible for identifying and resolving any problems so that our office runs smoothly. Experience of diary management, operating a switchboard and effectively managing multiple priorities would be beneficial but are not essential.

The salary for this role is £18,000 – £20,000 (pro rata).

If you would like to be considered for this role please send your CV to Alison Leeming at

The closing date for applicants is Friday 26th October 2018.

Flamingo Paperie – Partners wanted

Partners Wanted – I’m looking for people who would like to earn some extra money, whether as an additional income or as a more full time option. I am a partner in Flamingo Paperie, a new direct selling organisation which sells cards and stationery goods. The business is totally flexible, and offers options from an entirely passive income (no stock or other sales aids needed) right up to a full time business. If you hate the idea of contacting your friends and family to market to them, then the passive income is for you, as all contact will be done by the company itself, you don’t need to do anything. You can start from as little as £45. You can use the opportunity to fundraise for a charity or organisation, or to earn extra cash for yourself. We are growing quickly and I would love you to join me.

Visit my website – and contact me for more information, or email me on for a free information pack.

Castle Howard Christmas Assistants



York Mumbler Volunteers – various roles

York Mumbler is growing at such a rate that I now need your help!

We have big plans for 2018 including bringing a lot of the healthcare & youth services information to York Mumbler but this is a huge piece of work. It’s essential that we keep everything on the website bang up to date, as well as creating new areas and reporting on the best of York events and activities for families – so we can help as many parents in York as possible.

We are therefore looking for a number of volunteers who love York Mumbler and want to be a part of helping it fulfil it’s potential.

We have opportunities for a range of skills and a variety of time commitments from one-off jobs to a more regular (5-10 hours per week) commitments. These will all start when you’re ready.

Currently we have the following volunteer roles (these could be individual roles or a combination of a few)

  • Researcher – we are creating new areas of the website and are always updating the old ones. We need to ensure that we have captured all the information available – this will be mainly computer based research but could also involve calling relevant people / organisations and making lists of the information ready to be included in the website. (expenses will be covered)
  • Facebook Admins – directing people to the relevant areas of the website for their question / enquiry
  • Competition Co-ordinator – to organise, plan out and execute the York Mumbler competitions for 2018.
  • Guest Blog Writers – this includes reviewing local attractions, restaurants or shops etc for Mumbler as well as other useful and interesting blogs for the parents of York.
  • Marketing – to plan and execute a plan which will publicise the York Mumbler website to all parents in York and make Mumbler more visible in York.
  • Customer Service / Sales – to respond to promotion related enquiries and give a tailored response to maximise return on investment for our advertisers.
  • Jobs for Parents – to publicise the incoming Jobs on the website & FB page as well as seek new opportunities to get part time / flexible / parent friendly roles on York Mumbler Jobs page.

All roles will be entirely flexible – working from home around the needs of your family.

To apply to be part of the York Mumbler Family just e-mail and answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to volunteer for York Mumbler?
  2. Which of the role(s) are you interested in?
  3. How would your boss (past or present) describe you in no more than 10 words?
  4. How many hours per week would you ideally like to volunteer for?

There is no closing date for this – we are always looking for people to help out!

Thanks and I’m looking forward to hearing from you!


Little Green Rascals – Various Opportunities

Little Green Rascals are recruiting!
We are currently looking for a full time Experienced Managers, Early Years Teachers, Room Leaders, Deputy Room Leader and Nursery Practitioner to join our Outstanding team!
The roles are based on 38 hours over 4 days, with a set day off during the week. The successful candidates will have a minimum level 3 qualification and must have experience within an early year’s environment. We would also welcome unqualified staff and graduates and offer extensive training on the job!

We offer a range of employee benefits which include:
* 50% off childcare costs
* Additional annual leave for length of service
* Annual leave purchase scheme
* Birthdays off
* Organic vegetable boxes
* Holistic treatments each year
* Fantastic ongoing opportunities for further training, professional development including Early Years Teacher Training along with great career opportunities within the company.

You can find out more information about all of our vacancies on our website:

If you are looking to join a unique, forward thinking company with plenty of scope for personal development and progression, then please apply to Jane, our HR Manager for an application form and full job description at

The Balloon Tree – Development Chef

You will need to maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality and personal appearance. The role will require you to work certain weekends. The contracted hours will be on average 18-25 hours/week, this may vary depending on the seasonality of the business. An hourly rate of pay will depend on experience and will be discussed after initial interviews.

Working independently to develop and create products for sale in The Balloon Tree Farmshop. Liaising with the kitchen team when needed to make sure the counters and displays are stocked. Responsible for keeping the shop display counter and relevant dry/freezer and chilled rooms clean and tidy. Costing out items before production and making sure all allergen advice is up to date along with HACCP where needed. Basic computer skills will be needed, although training will be given in house on our own bespoke systems we use. Making sure all customers leave happy and want to return.
Please send your CV to

The Balloon Tree – Fresh Produce Manager

A unique opportunity has become vacant at The Balloon Tree to manage our Fresh Produce Department. This role would see the applicant overseeing the fresh fruit and vegetables department in its entirety.
If you enjoy working independently outside, coordinating procedures and working towards targets and goals, you may find yourself suited to this role.
The hours of work will be on average 30 hours per week – however this may fluctuate to the needs and seasonality of the business.
Suitable candidates would need to be physically fit and be able to lift a minimum weight of 25KG comfortably.
Structure for job share
The nature of the role is such that the responsibilities can be split equally and would suit two people looking for part time work.
Please email a CV or any enquiries to

Didirugby – Lead & Assistant Coaches

We are looking for Lead and Assistant Coaches to work within the much loved didi rugby brand during our launch phase in North Yorkshire and East Riding. We are making a name for ourselves for improving activity levels and skills of young people, whilst also developing self-confidence and self-esteem through the tool of rugby!

The coaching opportunity itself which will be challenging, enjoyable, meaningful and suit your own healthy lifestyle and schedule. In the delivery of our sessions, you will ensure that didi rugby kids get involved, and will play a key role in coaching and promoting respect, teamwork, discipline and most importantly enjoyment. You will also be helping to develop technical skills such as core skills, balance, coordination & agility.

Opportunities exist for Lead and Assistant Level Coaches, part time hours TBA e.g school hours, after school and weekends to suit. Full training, all equipment and support provided. This will look great on your CV as didi Rugby is endorsed by a number of top level athletes.

You will have a recognised coaching or leadership certificate or qualification related to sport or child development. However, we do hire people based on attitude and crucially you will show self-motivation, enthusiasm and a passion for developing children. Basic numeracy, literacy, IT and administration skills are also required for minimal but necessary paperwork.

Please contact Emma Cutress with you CV at or call 07730 596663 for more information or to apply.

Kyra Women’s Project Volunteer – Supporting women to make change

Do you have a few hours spare on a regular basis and are you passionate about helping women to improve their lives?
Volunteers at Kyra all have one thing in common – they care deeply about supporting women to grow and make positive change in their lives.
We have various volunteer roles available, including drop-in support, craft activities support, course facilitators, admin’, social media, events organisers and more. We offer a thorough induction for new volunteers, a buddy system and ongoing training opportunities, all helping to ensure our volunteers feel supported and valued. We also invite our whole volunteer team to our monthly shared supper and meeting.
Kyra supports women who may be emotionally vulnerable or who are looking for help to improve their well-being. Our members might be struggling with confidence or self-esteem following a period of difficulty, may be in recovery from addiction or from domestic abuse, managing mental health difficulties, including anxiety and depression, rebuilding their lives following loss or bereavement, or may simply want to feel less socially isolated… in fact, there is no typical woman who accesses Kyra’s services – every woman is unique.
Kyra offers a variety of courses, drop-ins, creative classes, counselling, alternative therapies, access to financial and legal advice – our range of services continues to grow year on year.
Due to the nature of the support Kyra gives, all volunteers need DBS clearance.
Volunteer applications are restricted to women due to the nature of the volunteer roles. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

If you are interested in joining our very friendly team and would like more information or an application form, please contact Gill at or phone 01904 63 23 32


We are currently seeking host families in the Harrogate/ York area to look after children attending boarding school in the UK whose parents are based overseas, either as expatriates or as foreign nationals.
Children whose parents live overseas are often unable to go home for leave-out weekends and half term holidays and when this is the case, College Guardians finds host families to look after them.

It is noticeable that as half term holidays are getting longer, more children are going home for this period, so often we only need host families for leave-out weekends.

Dates and lengths of stay depend very much on the school that the child attends and the distance that their home is from the UK.

Families chose to host students for a number of different reasons, e.g. it introduces another culture into the home, the parents themselves have been at boarding school and so understand the importance of having a “home from home”, or their own children are studying a foreign language and this is a good opportunity to practice!

Our hosts are paid a daily rate that covers full board, in addition other expenses such as travel and sundries may be claimed.

If you are interested and would like further information, please contact Jane Eldridge, Director of Guardianship Services, or Caroline Lloyd Guardianship Manager, or call us for an informal discussion on 01684 581600.

Do you have a vacancy to advertise?

www.nikphoto.comHere at York Mumbler we always have a lot of parents and carers looking for a wide range of roles, including full-time, part-time, temporary and even research opportunities for them to get involved with.

If you have a vacancy and you’d like to find out more about how we can help you promote it, fill out this form

Pregnant women needed for University of York research survey

Are you pregnant? Do you have 30 minutes to spare?

We are looking for pregnant women to volunteer to complete an online survey looking at how women feel about their changing bodies during pregnancy. The survey is anonymous and should take no longer than 30 minutes to complete.

The research is being conducted by Drs Kirk and Preston from the Psychology Department at the University of York.

To complete the survey please click the following link:

Any questions please contact:

Dr Catherine Preston,
Dr Elizabeth Kirk,

Marie Curie Volunteers

Marie Curie are looking for some new volunteers in the area to join the York West Fundraising Group! You may be good on a computer and well-organised, you might like counting and banking money, or you might just be really great at chatting to people. Whatever your skills, as long as you can work as part of a team and are passionate about raising money we’d love to hear from you! Volunteers are a fantastic asset to Marie Curie and without them we wouldn’t be able to continue providing care and support to people with a terminal illness, and their loved ones, in the local community.

For more info please contact Jennifer, the local Community Fundraiser on 01904 755260 or

The National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

This is what volunteering for York NCT looks like. The York branch has a number of bumps and babies and coffee groups running regularly as well as a cloth nappy library. We also have a newsletter, a website (which really needs updating), regular Baby First Aid classes which are run in collaboration with the British Red Cross and we attend local events when we can to share information about support available through NCT.

Our volunteers meet when and where we can – often with toddlers and babies in tow to talk about what’s happening in branch and make decisions and plans for the coming months. Our very informal monthly meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month and we vary the times so that it happens on days and evenings to make it more accessible for different schedules. We have a number of volunteering opportunities available short term or long term from supporting the branch by lending your voice in meetings, taking on small administrative opportunities to picking up specific roles where you can spend a few hours a month helping the branch at times that suit you. We are a small team of friendly and supportive volunteers and would love to see some new faces so please get in touch via if you have any questions or want to express an interest in getting involved. We welcome people to attend meet ups or informal meetings with no obligation to take on specific responsibilities.

St Leonard’s Hospice

Volunteer Opportunity

We need volunteers at our Fulford Shop.

Can you spare a few hours a week to help us?

If you can help, please contact our Broadway Shop Manager on 01904 625 914 for more details.

Volunteer Youth Support Worker – Door 84 Youth Club

We are looking for a Volunteer Youth Support Worker to Volunteer in our OpenAccess Youth Sessions (8-17yrs). The main purpose of the role is to assist the Youth Workers in the development of a programme of activities and service for the Young People attending sessions. The role involves working directly with the Young People to encourage personal and social development and takes into account the needs and aspirations of the Young People.

What we are looking for:

Commitment (minimum of 60 hours / 1 session a week for 20 weeks)

Ability to work in a team and on own initiativeAbility to work in a fast paced environment

Willingness to learn and develop skills

Open Access Youth Session Hours: Monday- 5-8

Due to the nature of the role we ask that you are able to commit to a minimum of 60 hours volunteering, this is broken down into one session a week for 20weeks.

Positions will only be offered on completion and receipt of an Enhanced DBS that covers Child and Adult workforce.

For an application form please contact Ashley on:

Tel: 01904 623177

Alternatively you can download an application form via our website:

Nursery Nurse Practitioner – Full Time

Little Bugs Childcare within the Web Adventure Park is looking to recruit full time Nursery Nurse Practitioners.
We are looking for a fully qualified nursery nurse who has achieved Level 3 in childcare to work in our Reggio nursery on a full time basis. Little Bugs is a 90 place nursery which is based within The Web Adventure Park.
The main role of the position is to provide a high standard of care for the children in our setting. To implement daily routine for the children, plan activities to aid the children’s development and their individual needs. You will be required to assess the children’s development and build a positive partnership with the parents.
You will need to be flexible regarding working hours. The nursery is open Monday to Friday 52 weeks of the year, closing Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day only.
DBS checks will be taken up and references.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £7.20 /hour

Required education:

Required experience:
Nursery Nurse Practitioner: 2 years

Contact our nursery manager Jane on 01904 692221 or email to apply.