Volunteer Know-How

A volunteer for this program might be like an ambassador working with multiple new parents or caregivers to share parenting know-how and advice and to connect families with community resources.

Please fill out this survey to help us plan and prepare training for our peer volunteers. Your answers are anonymous and you do not have to answer all questions.

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Of the skills below, which would you choose as the top three (3) most important for peer volunteers to have so they can support parents or caregivers the best?
Of the skills below, which would you choose as the top three (3) most important for peer volunteers to have so they can support parents or caregivers the best? 1 2 3
Interpersonal communication (e.g., talking and listening with respect).
Critical thinking (e.g., helping others reflect on their situation, helping others talk about their stress).
How to give psychological support (e.g., how to listen).
How to give social support (e.g., how to give someone advice, suggestions, and information).
How to give emotional support (e.g., how to help lift someone up).
Crisis management (e.g. helping to plan or get help).
Other.
We’ve been told the following topics are important to people caring for children. Please select the top three (3) choices that are the most important to you.
We’ve been told the following topics are important to people caring for children. Please select the top three (3) choices that are the most important to you. 1 2 3
Staying physically healthy during your pregnancy (e.g., food, vitamins, activity/exercise, medication, alcohol/drugs).
Staying healthy while taking care of a baby (e.g., food, vitamins, activity/exercise, medication, alcohol/drugs).
Staying mentally healthy.
Emotions and post-partum depression.
Pregnancy complications (e.g., preterm labor, high blood pressure, morning sickness).
When to go to the hospital.
During labor and delivery (e.g., comfort measures, pain management, relaxation and breathing).
Cesarean sections (C-Sections).
Infant feeding (including pumping, breast, formula and bottle feeding).
Starting solid foods for the baby.
Hands-on practice (e.g., diapering, bathing, burping).
Safety (e.g., home, products, car seats).
Safe sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Vaccinations and immunizations.
Healthcare visits (e.g., going to the doctor’s office).
CPR and first aid.
Play groups.
Life as a new parent/family.
Programs, services and/or resources available in the community.
How long would you want one training session to be?
How often would you want to attend training sessions?
What time of day would work best for you to have training?
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