Offer support to families with child under 5 with Home- Start Caithness

  • VO44582


Description

Volunteers offer non-judgemental support, they reassure the positive aspects of family life , encourage families to widen their network of relationships, and guide to the services available in the community. volunteers offer one-to-one support to parents struggling to cope with family dynamics [child under 5 in the household]

Organisation aims and objectives

to visit families at home (who have at least one childunder 5 ) and offer informal, friendly and confidential support.

Availability

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5 hours per Month. Minimum Commitment: 6 Month

Restrictions

Must have parenting experience.
Experience required: Be understanding, non-judgemental, able to listen , good communication skills, friendly and supportive.
Travel details: Visit own homes of clients throughout Caithness.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Petrol 34p per mile, expense forms at end of each month.
Training details: Attend an initial 10 week preperation course, trained in first aid, special needs etc. We hold support meetings several times per year.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago