Home visiting volunteer - Fraserburgh and surrounding areas

  • VO83783


Description

We are currently looking for Home Visiting Volunteers spending 2-3 hours a week supporting families in their own homes.
Candidates will be reliable people with parenting experience and a non-judgemental approach.
Requirements are:
•Ability to work as part of a team
•A caring and sensitive attitude
•Warmth and a sense of humour
•Time and enthusiasm for Home-Start NEA

Home-Start is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and nationalities.

We offer full and on-going training, out of pocket expenses paid, an interesting and worthwhile experience. Post is subject to PVG check.

Organisation aims and objectives

Home-Start North East Aberdeenshire is part of a national organisation that has been operating in Scotland since 1973. We are a team of mainly local volunteers dedicated to help families with young children in the Fraserburgh, Peterhead and surrounding rural in North-East Scotland. Training information and guidance on all aspects of the work is supplied by Home-Start UK, who employ a Family Services Specialist to provide support for all the schemes in the North of Scotland. The local scheme was founded in Fraserburgh in 1995 and extended its service into Peterhead in January 1999. It is managed by a Board of Trustees made up of representatives from local voluntary and statutory agencies and interested members of the local community. The Board is responsible for the employment and management of the Co-ordinator and Admin assistant and supporting the work of Home-Start NEA.

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Frequency and commitment details

1 yr min commitment

Restrictions

Candidates will be reliable people with parenting experience and a non-judgemental approach.
Experience required: •Ability to work as part of a team •A caring and sensitive attitude •Warmth and a sense of humour •Time and enthusiasm for Home-Start NEA
Travel details: Services cover both North Aberdeenshire area.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

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