Opportunity Details


Organisation: General     Date Posted: 24/09/2019

Opportunity: Befriender

Opportunity Code: VH104-10138

Closing Date to Apply: -

Do you like spending time with people/children?
Do you have a heart for families?

If the answers to these questions are yes then why don't we meet up for a cuppa and a chat and see where we go from there? Maybe you could become one of our Family friends who come alongside families to help them when life is overwhelming and they need a listening ear or helping hand?

Responsibilities of a Family Friend may include, but are not limited to:
– Moral support and encouragement to parents/carers in difficulty.
– Parenting support and development of parenting strengths for struggling parents/carers.
– Sharing helpful information about parenting or supporting parents/carers in accessing services that they need.
– Taking children out for fun activities in the area

Time needed from Volunteer:

Skills Experience & Qualifications:
No specific qualifications are required. Having a heart to help and a listening ear without judgement are important.

Organisation provides a mandatory 1 day training course for all volunteers to attend prior to becoming approved

Having skills and experience are not crucial but are helpful to know when we match volunteers with families requiring support

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