Parent Reps speak up for families in the LEAP community and work closely with our community partners.
You’ll talk to local families about their strengths and needs, and represent them at LEAP management meetings.
Parent Reps help ensure that LEAP provides the services that local children and families really need.
There are 2 Parent Reps for each LEAP area (8 Reps in total).
Each Rep receives leadership training to support them in their role. Parent Reps also have the opportunity to learn alongside community and early years’ partners – further developing their skills and confidence in the role.
The Reps support LEAP’s Family Engagement Workers to plan and deliver early years’ forums. These forums happen 4 times a year, and provide key opportunities to listen to local families.
Reps also attend meetings with LEAP managers to represent community priorities.
Being a Parent Representative is a voluntary role, so there is no financial reward.
But there are lots of other reasons to become a Rep: