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Opportunities 1-10 of 32
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:
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:
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:
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 ...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
2 hours per week
We are looking for volunteers to become befrienders in order to support and empower kinship carers who are bringing up children who are not able to live with their parents. We provide full training, support and ongoing development to our volunteers. Help to make a difference to people’s lives and gain new skills and experience at the same time.  We ask you to commit for at least a year once or twice a week for an hour. Training starts on the 23 January 2018.  Get in touch ...
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...
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