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Opportunities 1-10 of 34
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
2 hours per week
Are you interested in health and social care, counselling or have experience of working with children and families?  Could you offer a listening ear, positive support and help to boost the confidence of parents and carers?  Can you commit to a couple of hours a week in Hillingdon? Benefits to you: 4 days befriender training Experience of face to face working with families Ongoing personal development, skills training and supervision Out of pocket expenses Flexible working hours...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
To be discussed
Our Befriending Volunteers support families who are going through a difficult time. They visit parents in their homes or in a community settings and listen, support and sometimes signpost them to other services. By building supportive one to one relationships, they help parents to build confidence and skills, achieve goals and move positively forward. Training to take place in Bedford in June 2018. For an application form or an informal discussion, email us at amandasa@familylives.org...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
2 hours per week
Are you interested in health and social care, counselling or have experience of working with children and families? Could you offer a listening ear, positive support and help to boost the confidence of parents and carers? Can you commit to a couple of hours a week in Ealing? What we can offer you 4 days mentoring/coaching training Experience of face to face working with families Liaising with statutory and third sector agencies in Ealing Borough Ongoing personal development, skills tr...
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:
Central London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Could you help families cope with the ups and downs of family life?  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 peo...
Location:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
2 to 5 hours per week
You can make a difference to families with a 2 year old child by helping to develop their skills and confidence by:  Joining our team and benefiting from 16 hours skills training and ongoing personal development and support. Working with a parent and child in their home twice weekly for half an hour to support learning and development. Supporting play with a range or toys and books that families are then able to keep. Supporting the skills development and knowledge of family members ...
Location:
North East
Time commitment:
2 to 5 hours per week
You can make a difference to families with a 2 year old child by helping to develop their skills and confidence by:  Joining our team and benefiting from 16 hours skills training and ongoing personal development and support. Working with a parent and child in their home twice weekly for half an hour to support learning and development. Supporting play with a range or toys and books that families are then able to keep. Supporting the skills development and knowledge of family members ...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
2 to 5 hours per week
You can make a difference to families with a 2 year old child by helping to develop their skills and confidence by:  Joining our team and benefiting from 16 hours skills training and ongoing personal development and support. Working with a parent and child in their home twice weekly for half an hour to support learning and development. Supporting play with a range or toys and books that families are then able to keep. Supporting the skills development and knowledge of family members ...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
To be discussed
London Borough of Southwark needs you!! You can make a difference for families helping them feel more confident, listened to and supported. Family Mentors help parents struggling with: children’s behaviour and SEN concerns financial worries and debt health concerns, physical and mental health  You will work as part of multi-agency teams including social services, schools, YJS, CAMHS, community safety and housing.  We provide 5 days accredited training, regular group and...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
To be discussed
London Borough of Hillingdon needs you!! You can make a difference for families; helping them feel more confident, listened to and supported. As a befriending volunteer you will build one to one relationships with serving personnel parents, help them to find their own strengths and build their confidence and skills. This can enable them to support their families and to achieve their goals. Family Lives provides 4 days accredited training, regular group and one to one supervision and on-going ...
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