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Opportunities 11-20 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:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy fami...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy...
Location:
Greater London
Time commitment:
4 hours per week
Organisational background  Family Lives is a national charity offering help and information for parents and families.  The charity has a number of area offices delivering a wide range of services. For more details please visit our website www.familylives.org.uk Organisational values  Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We believe that happy children come from happy...
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:
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...
Opportunities 11-20 of 32

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