Volunteering opportunities

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Opportunities 11-20 of 20
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:
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:
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...
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:
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:
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 20

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