Family Support Volunteer at Aberlour Family Service - Aberdeen

we are looking for volunteers to help us support families affected by parental learning disability, with children aged 0 -3 years.

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Hours per week 2 hours
Location Aberlour Family Service - Aberdeen Primrosehill 8 Sunnybank Road Aberdeen Ab24 3NG
Description

Could you spare around 2 hours a week?
Would you like to help parents with learning difficulties to develop the skills and confidence to reach their potential as parents?
This could be by:
• Visiting families at home to help with agreed tasks
• Supporting families to attend parent & child groups
• Supporting families to attend appointments
This opportunity is subject to satisfactory references, disclosure checks and successful registration on the pvg scheme.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Problem solving/Creativity

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Induction training will include Child & Adult Protection, Roles & Responsibilities, Values & Confidentiality as well as an introduction to Aberlour's aims and policies. Training on specific topics will be available as necessary.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Able to commit for min. 6 months, knowledge/experience of parenting issues, good communicator, ability to support vulnerable families,

Desirable: An awareness of learning disability

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!