Visiting a family with young children in their own home, weekly. Offering 2/3 hours of support both emotionally and practical help. Standing along side families who are struggling, them may be experiencing;
Attending a preparation course before being match to a family, who on average is supported for around nine months, by a volunteer visiting them weekly.
Being a parent or having experience of caring for someone. Knowledge of the needs of under 5 year old’s. Must important is a non-judgmental attitude, good sense of humor and kindness.
Reliability, ability to maintain confidentiality. Humor and kindness.
DBS check and two references required with a minimum of a years commitment. All volunteers have to attend a preparation course first before they are matched to a family.