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Opportunities 11-20 of 28
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...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
To be discussed
About Bullying UK  Bullying UK, part of Family Lives, provides anti-bullying support and advice all year round to anyone experiencing or suffering the effects of bullying. We do this through our website, national support helpline, online resources and forums and through outreach in the community.  Description of role As a volunteer in the fundraising team within the Business Development department, you will play a crucial part in the running of our charity. The role is to assist the...
Location:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
Mininum 4 hours per week
Would you like to, LISTEN, HELP and SUPPORT parents in Nottingham? Our Befriending Volunteers support parents who are going through difficult times. Visiting parents weekly to build a supportive relationship helping parents to build confidence and move positively forward with their family life. 'Befriending has helped me to understand things from another persons life, as well as learning more about my own.' To find out about the next volunteer training in Nottingham or more information about ...
Location:
North East
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 Newcastle. There are opportunity for weekdays, you can choose from a morning shift, afternoon or an evening ...
Location:
Central London
Time commitment:
TBC
Family Lives’ Westminster Children's Centres Outreach Service is recruiting volunteers to train as befrienders to support parents with children under 5 in the home or in a community setting. Full training will be provided to prepare volunteers for the role to support the family on a weekly basis. Activities include helping the family access services, provide support in attending meetings, support and confidence building around specific parenting issues, raising self- esteem and meeting th...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
One or two days a week
Matched with a parent or family who needs one to one support, our volunteers visit families in community settings or family homes to listen and provide practical and emotional support. You may also be supporting Family Lives staff to set up parenting groups, run training courses in parenting skills and support families to support each other. A demanding but fulfilling role, volunteer coaching would suit anyone who wants to help make real and lasting change in people’s lives. Contact L...
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 ful...
Location:
West Midlands
Time commitment:
Variable
Do you enjoy getting out into the community and meeting new people? This role includes being part of a team that goes to events, tells people about our services, gives out information at community venues such as schools and GP surgeries and generally spreads our message that seeking family support is a strength, not a weakness. Contact/To apply: 01623 494320 or email kaym@familylives.org.uk .
Location:
West Midlands
Time commitment:
Half a day - 1 day per week after training
Volunteers are matched with a family who need one to one support to help with divorce and separation. Supporting families that are experiencing separation and divorce and from the Muslim Community. Barefoot Institute and Family LIves are providing support to couples who are experiencing difficulties such as agreeing access to children or arguing over separation arrangements. Training is over 3 days and starts in May 2014 in Leicester. Please call our East Midlands team on 01623 494 320 oe email&...
Location:
North 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 ful...
Opportunities 11-20 of 28

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