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Opportunites 1-10 of 34
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
Mininum 4 hours per week

Think you would enjoy helping families in need in 2017?

We are currently recruiting Volunteer Family Support Workers to be part of a flexible team providing information, advice and guidance to families and friends affected by the imprisonment of a friend or family member.

This role would suit those who could offer a minimum of 4 hours a week, are comfortable providing telephone support, have good IT skills and are confident using websites. If you think this is something that...

Location:
South East
Time commitment:
14 - 21 hours a week

This is an exciting time to join our Human Resources team at our Hatfield office. You will have the opportunity to get involved in a number of different areas of HR which will be useful for anyone wanting to pursue a career in HR. This may include supporting the team with recruitment, requesting online and paper DBS (criminal record) checks, updating the HR database and writing letters to staff. You will be responsible for some HR projects, such as setting up a database of recruitment questio...

Location:
West Midlands
Time commitment:
To be discussed

In an exciting partnership with Coventry City Council, we are providing one-to-one support for families who are going through challenging times and need help to find a positive way forward. Volunteers visit the family once a week for six months, offering emotional support and a practical hand getting started with tasks. They help families in many ways; it might be support to find a family routine that works for them, or going with a parent the first time they attend a children’s centre....

Location:
Central London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week

Family Lives, a national charity providing parenting and family support, is running a new project in the London Borough of Westminster to support families through befriending support. If you can spend a few hours of your free time each week to get involved in your local community and build a friendship with a parent who is struggling to balance their family life, we really want to hear from you. Often, all people need to solve their problems is a listening ear, some positive support and a boo...

Location:
Central London
Time commitment:
3 hours per week

You can make a difference for families, with a child under 5 years, to feel more confident and motivated to make healthy lifestyle changes.  

Healthy Start Family Mentors help parents struggling with:

  • Living a healthy lifestyle on a budget
  • Fussy eaters
  • Feeling de-motivated and struggling to sustain changes
  • Children’s challenging behaviour, especially at mealtimes

You will be trained to deliver the Health Exercis...

Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
3 hours per week

Would you enjoy supporting families to give babies and young children the best start in life? Would you like to:

  • Be part of a team?
  • Gain experience supporting families?
  • Enable families in your community to live longer, healthier and happier lives?
  • Receive 6 days of accredited training?
  • Receive regular support and supervision?
  • Improve your CV and employment opportunities?

If you are able to give at least 3 hours a...

Location:
North East
Time commitment:
Variable

Our northern national Helpline Call Centre is based in the NE and we also work closely with local communities through our service for kinship carers and our local network of volunteers.

Interested in volunteering with us?

To get in touch with Family Lives Helpline in the North East call 0191 284 4060

Space Works, Benton Park Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7LX (Read more »

Location:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
Mininum 4 hours per week

Would you like to, LISTEN, HELP and SUPPORT parents in Nottingham?

Our Befriending Volunteers support parents who are going through difficult times. Visiting parents weekly to build a supportive relationship helping parents to build confidence and move positively forward with their family life.

'Befriending has helped me to understand things from another persons life, as well as learning more about my own.'

To find out about the next volunteer training in Nott...

Location:
Other
Time commitment:
5 board meetings plus away day (per year)

Would you like to join a dedicated and active team of Trustees who oversee the work of a leading family charity?

We are a national charity looking for two new Trustees who share our values and are passionate about supporting parents, carers and families. In particular, we would like to hear from individuals with experience in one or more:

  1. Corporate background
  2. Political experience
  3. Finance and accountancy skills / experience
  4. Information techn...
Location:
Central London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week

Volunteer as a Befriender - London Borough of Westminster needs you!!

You can make a difference to families by helping them feel more confident, listened to and supported.

Our Befriending volunteers will:

  • Visit a family to befriend them on a one to one basis in their own home and/or Children’s Centres or other public venues
  • Help the Early Years Practitioners in the drop-in sessions at Children’s Centres
  • Have an ...
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How we can help you

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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