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Location:
Home Based
Time commitment:
Our helpline changes lives  Our helpline volunteers offer support to families, carers and others on issues such as poverty, behavioural issues, problems with schools, relationship issues, family breakdown etc. We're looking for remote volunteer call takers, based in Essex. Are you good with technology? Do have a Laptop or PC, robust Wi-Fi and a confidential place to work at home? We will provide you with training to enable you to provide telephone information, advice, guidance and support...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
Mininum 4 hours per week
Would you enjoy helping families in need? 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 you might be interested in, then...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
We are recruiting volunteers to support our callers to our National Helpline - Can you spare 4 hours a week?  Our Family Support volunteers provide empathic and non judgemental support to callers on a variety of issues including dealing with children's behavioural problems, family separation and divorce, depression, bullying and abuse etc. We now have volunteer vacancies in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. There are opportunity for weekdays, you can choose from a morning shift, ...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
4 hours
This role provides an empathic, caring and informed response to callers to the helpline. Our free confidential helpline provides confidential support, guidance and information about any family issue. This is a diverse and challenging role – no two calls are the same and you have to be ready to deal with whatever issues are happening at the other end of the line. However, you receive full support from a staff supervisor and all our volunteers find the work rewarding, inspiring and fulfillin...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
4 hours per week minimum
We are looking for volunteers to be part of a flexible team providing empathic, caring and informed support to families, carers and others who use our services. This will be based in Hadleigh, Essex. The volunteer will be fully supervised, supported and trained to provide the following activities: Provide emotional support to family members via our helpline service Use the Family Lives support model and tools to provide an empathic online or telephone ‘listening’ service Ensure ...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy fami...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy...
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. I...
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 (map) Our Relative Experience Project in the North East supports Kinship Carers* through befri...
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