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Opportunities 21-30 of 32
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...
Location:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
Can vary
Volunteers are matched with a parent or family who need one to one support. With work revolving around GP surgeries and health centres, families on this project will have been referred to us by a health professional or will be families with health issues. As they become more experienced, volunteers will also have the opportunity to support staff to run parenting groups and can choose to support other, less experienced volunteers. Contact/To apply: Call us on 0115 8967700 or email ...
Location:
East Midlands
Time commitment:
Can vary
Matched with a parent or family who need one to one support, our volunteers visit families in community settings or family homes to listen and provide support. You will 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, befriending would suit anyone who wants help make real and lasting change in people’s lives. Contact/To apply:Call us on 0115 896 7700 o...
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
Can vary
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: 02380 557130, claudiam@familylives.org.uk
Location:
South East
Time commitment:
Can vary
Matched with a parent or family who need one to one support, our volunteers visit families in community settings or family homes to listen and provide support. You will 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, befriending would suit anyone who wants help make real and lasting change in people’s lives. Contact/To apply: 02380 557130, or email us at&n...
Location:
South West
Time commitment:
All offices sometimes need administration support- whether it’s helping to minute meetings, photocopying, filing or database work. Administration volunteers help keep the office running smoothly. If the office is well organised and supported, the organisation can focus on supporting families.  This role suits people who want to start a career in office work or the charity sector or who simply want to spend some time each week working to support a friendly team.  Contact/To apply:...
Location:
South West
Time commitment:
Can vary
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: 01453 751676, Admin-Glos@familylives.org.uk
Opportunities 21-30 of 32

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