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“I feel supported and know I can ask for help if needed.”
Volunteers at Family Lives receive full training in their chosen role, learning to support families, undertake outreach work, increase their skills in administration or gain experience to help them move into employment.
Training depends on the volunteer role, but each volunteer at Family Lives receives:
Volunteers working directly with parents also get the opportunity to work towards a qualification through the AptEd organisation.
We are committed to ensuring that everyone who volunteers at Family Lives enjoys their experience with us. Volunteers have told us that they value:
Family Lives has over 30 years' experience of working with volunteers. We have a dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinator and have best practice policies and procedures in place to make sure that all volunteers and those we support have a positive and high quality experience with us. To ensure high standards of service we:
To volunteer for Family Lives, see our Volunteering opportunities page.