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Home Based
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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.. 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 on any aspect ...
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:
Yorkshire and the Humber
Time commitment:
To be discussed
Families in Barnsley Central Area need your help and support. Can you help them?  Do you have experience of being a parent or providing support in a caring role? Do you enjoy listening, talking and sharing your skills to benefit other people? Would you like to make a difference to families in your local community? Can you spare 2-3 hours per week over the next year?  If yes, then our support service for mums with new babies needs you! Family Lives is a national registered cha...
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:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
To be discussed
Family Lives and Sport England are working to support families get active together, because parents and close family members can have a big impact on children’s experiences. Volunteers will be trained to work directly with families of children aged 5-10 to empower parents to become more active by attending organised and self-directed activities, and through lifestyle changes to improve health and fitness. This is a fitness for all programme and it’s important to meet th...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
To be discussed
Family Lives and Sport England are working to support families get active together, because parents and close family members can have a big impact on children’s experiences. Volunteers will be trained to work directly with families of children aged 5-10 to empower parents to become more active by attending organised and self-directed activities, and through lifestyle changes to improve health and fitness. This is a fitness for all programme and it’s important to meet th...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
To be discussed
London Borough of Lambeth needs you!! You can make a difference to parents and children by helping them to feel more confident when engaging with schools and children’s centres.  Family Mentors help parents struggling with: Children’s education Feelings of isolation Engagement in their communities We provide 4 days accredited training, regular group and one to one supervision and on-going skills development. For more information about this role, please email Kamilah a...
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 dates to be confirmed. For an application form or an informal discussion, email us at amandasa@familylives.org.uk or calling 0...
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...
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