Organisation

Wigan Children Contact Centre

Kildare Street

Hindley

WN2 3HY

 

Role and Opportunity Details 

We are a contact centre that enables children to see a parent they no longer live with in a safe environment, we open fortnightly on a Saturday from 10.30 until 1.30 approximately.

We are looking for people to help staff the centre where they could meet clients and support them.

There are opportunities to meet children and their parents and to help them build up relationships with a parent they may not have seen for a while.

We are there in a supportive role and not in a supervisory capacity.

All volunteers would need a DBS certificate.

 

Specific Skills Required

No specific skills but would need to be approachable, friendly and non judgemental.

We are there to support all families and part of our remit is that we are able to be completely impartial and accept the strict confidentiality of each situation.

 

Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

It is a rewarding job especially when seeing how children and their parents are able to see each other in a safe environment and see how they build up a new relationship.

 

Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

 

Date(s) / Time(s) Required

Saturday mornings, fortnightly at the moment.

 

Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10166 – (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).