Volunteering with FamilyLine can make a huge difference to the lives of families. Being part of a family can often be difficult without emotional support and guidance there to help. Many people feel confused by what information is available or struggle to access services close to home.
FamilyLine tackles these issues in a new and innovative way by using a network of volunteers from across the country to support people through telephone calls, emails and text messages. Our FamilyLine Volunteers are the first point of contact for those accessing the service and provide a range of support.
We need volunteers who’ve gained skills through their own personal or working life experiences. Volunteers are asked to commit to supporting adult family members for a minimum of 4 hours a fortnight from home.
We are committed to ensuring all FamilyLine Volunteers are provided with the support, supervision and training they need to enable them to feel confident to communicate with adult family members.
As part of your on-going training and support you will:
For more information contact DPSS@family-action.org.uk
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