Jobs For Parents

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.

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, contact us for more information at [email protected]

Part Time Sales Adviser

We currently have an opening for a permanent position within our team for a Part Time Sales Adviser, working minimum 3 days a week (includes Saturday). The candidate must be able to work as part of a small team.

Duties include:

  • Advising customers on our full range of Baby and Nursery Equipment.
  • Handling and pricing stock.
  • Reserving and dispatching stock for customers.

Training will be given on all product ranges.

Previous retail experience is not required but would be an advantage. Rate of pay is dependent on experience, and all staff benefit from a staff discount scheme in-store.

Please apply by email to [email protected] for the attention of Kevin.


Part Time Finance Assistant

We’re looking to recruit a new member of staff to join the admin team, reporting to the Finance Manager and contributing to a range of finance duties, including taking lead responsibility for payments and receipts as well as managing petty cash.

This post requires excellent organisational skills, customer-focus and a good understanding of basic accounting. Much of the work will be confidential with tight deadlines to be adhered to.

Working hours are approximately 28 per week during term time, plus 10.5 days/year during school holidays. We would also consider a job-share arrangement.

Closing Date: Midnight on 3rd November 2017
Interviews: Week commencing 13th November 2017

Please find more information and an application form here:

York Steiner School – Education Towards Freedom

Volunteer Vacancy – Knit and Natter Group

We require a volunteer to help run the Knit and Natter group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at Rougier Street, and to help with the sale of goods at events such as St Crux and Coffee Morning. Full details of the role can be found in the document below.


For volunteer vacancies, please contact Catherine Bamford on [email protected] or telephone 01904 731122.

PA to the Chief Executive

Remuneration: £5,980 for 10hpw (£11.5p/h)

Place of work: Rougier House, Rougier St, York City Centre

Brief role Description

We are looking to appoint a Personal Assistant to support our Chief Executive. We are looking for an experienced PA who can provide high level administrative assistance as below:

· Secretarial support
· Assisting with researching and reviewing policy and performance documents
· Assisting with reviewing financial information and performance matrixes
· Taking minutes in meetings
· Proof reading documents
· Producing documents in large print
· General clerical duties

The role has an element of flexibility in the hours and we would be happy to discuss working arrangement with perspective applicants. We would also be happy to consider applications from freelance PAs who are self-employed.

How to apply

• Please download the application pack from our website
• A completed application form must be received by the closing date; CV’s will not be accepted.
• Please email your completed application form and associated documents, to [email protected]

Closing date is the 27th October 2017 at 12noon
Interviews will be held on the 7th November 2017

For more information please contact [email protected] or call 01904 731121.

Neal’s Yard Remedies – Consultant

🎄Would you or somebody you know like to earn some extra money for Christmas?🎄 YES?

Join Neal’s Yard Remedies for just £45/€60 with our fabulous Frankincense mini kit, full of organic products 😊 You can be a family / friends consultant only, perhaps complement a therapy business or have a change in your career. The choice is yours and the opportunity is there!

Our full kit is still available as usual for £95 ( incl trolley bag )

With us:
⭐️ Work flexible hours
⭐️ No minimum orders
⭐️ Receive great discounts & commissions
⭐️ No targets
⭐️ Free training

Please text me to find out more…Or share with anyone you think would love to get on board! 07840 538503

Christmas Assistant

Visit Castle Howard website for further information

Catering Assistant

£8.45 per hour

Term-time only, 11.30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday

Bootham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

For further details about this post, please download the job description below, together with the information relating to all posts.

Catering Assistant Job Description

Application Form (requires Adobe 10 reader or above. Click here to get Adobe Reader)
Instructions for completing the Application Form
Application and Recruitment Process – Information and Guidance
Child Protection Policy Statement

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]

Midday Supervisor

£8.45 per hour
Term-time only, 11.30am to 1.30pm Tuesday to Friday

Bootham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

For further details about this post, please download the job description below, together with the information relating to all posts.

Midday Supervisor

Application Form (requires Adobe 10 reader or above. Click here to get Adobe Reader)
Instructions for completing the Application Form
Application and Recruitment Process – Information and Guidance
Child Protection Policy Statement

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]

Essential skills for working with Children and Young People

Take your career in a new direction by learning the essential skills required for working with children and young people.

This free* three day course will provide an introduction to working with children and young people and will cover:

  • Understanding the children’s workforce
  • Dealing with trauma and attachment issues
  • Employment and career development coaching

We will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to consider if working or volunteering in this sector is for you.  You will receive a certificate on completion, plus one-to-one careers coaching to support you to take your next steps.

Courses will be running at:

Haxby Road Primary School
11th, 18th, 25th October 2017

Tang Hall Primary School
9.15am – 2.45pm
10th, 17th and 24th November 2017

Hob Moor Primary School
30th November and 7th and 14th December 2017

Lunch and refreshments are included.


Visit to book your place. Call 01904 500301, or email [email protected] for more info about BrightSpark’s courses.

*Free to people not in employment.  Please enquire about fees if you are in employment and wish to join the course.

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 Elizabeth Kirk: [email protected]
Dr Catherine Preston:  [email protected]

Nanny / Mother’s Help

A family situated in Clifton are seeking the following for an immediate start –

An individual to work 1 day per week (Tuesday preferred)

A flexible start time of between 10am and noon is available and the role would involving working until 8pm.

The help required involves keeping the boys room clean and tidy, cooking large batches of food for the family for the week ahead,  picking up the children from school (less than a 5 minute walk) , doing homework, supper, bath and bedtime routine with the boys who are aged 4 and 6 years.

Applicants must have childcare experience, but no formal qualifications are required.

For further information or to apply, contact Beth on 07900 497549.

The National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

We have a number of volunteering opportunities available in our York Branch. Our branch covers a large area including Scarborough and Malton and we are looking for volunteers to continue to support our existing coffee mornings and bumps and babies groups and to start new ones if they don’t have groups running locally and would like to have them in future.

If you can spare a few extra hours a month and would enjoy volunteering in a small team of friendly and supportive volunteers then we’d love to hear from you.

We also have a number of additional volunteering positions available including;

Web Co-Ordinator:
Are you computer literate, creative, a clear and sensitive communicator? Able to create and maintain an accurate online directory of services and support for parents in the York area?  Skills in using photo-editing software would be advantageous for this role.

Membership Co-Ordinator:
Could you provide new and renewing members with a warm welcome to York NCT? Send welcome information, help the branch team structure local support to meet the needs of all parents and keep the branch team informed about membership?

Branch Secretary:
Could you support York Branch by planning, organising and minuting branch meetings? Could you help recruit, retain and register volunteers?

Nearly New Sale Co-Ordinator:
Are you looking for opportunities to develop/utilize your excellent project management and customer service skills? Ready to build and lead a team of volunteers to re-launch NCT’s famous Nearly New Sale in the York area? Are you passionate about fundraising and continuous improvement?

Nearly New Sale Committee Members:
Would you enjoy working with others to put together and deliver a great sale experience to our sellers, customers and local partners?

Baby First Aid Coordinator:
Are you passionate about Fundraising and able to spare a few extra hours month to help York NCT? We are looking for someone to organise First Aid courses in partnership with a local training provider to contribute to our income and enable us to keep supporting local parents.

If you are interested in volunteering and want to know more about the branch, please contact us and a volunteer will happily meet with you to answer your questions and tell you about the branch. We welcome potential volunteers to attend branch meetings and would be delighted to hear from anyone who can help. You don’t have to commit to a role, if you have a short period of availability and can help with a small project like updating posters or leaflets we would appreciate your support.

Please email [email protected] or [email protected] if you have any questions.

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.

Cafe/Catering Business for Sale

Do you Love To Eat? Have you ever dreamed about running your own business? Well we might just have the answer for you. Love To Eat cafe and outside catering business based on the outskirts of York, is on the market for sale. We are looking for that special person who is able take on this fantastic growing business and make it their own.

There are 3 different levels at which you can buy the business, making it an accessible business opportunity for everyone.

If you feel you would be the right person and you are ready to run your own business and enjoy all the benefits of working for yourself, then I would love to hear from you.

For more information please check out our website

Alternatively please email me [email protected]

Many thanks


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
Email: [email protected]

Alternatively you can download an application form via our website:

Little Green Rascals – Various Roles

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 [email protected] to apply.