Role and Opportunity Details (Volunteers must be aged 18+ to apply)
Independent Visitor (IV)
As an Independent Visitor (IV) you will directly support and befriend a child or young person who is under Local Authority care.
The aim is to support them by –
- Giving them practical help where possible,
- Acting as a trusted friend.
Specific Skills Required
You do not need any special qualifications but we are looking for dedicated people of all ages who are comfortable with befriending and being a good role model for a child or young person who may have experienced difficult times during their childhood.
We ask that you are able to commit to a few hours once per month for a minimum of 2 years.
Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation
- This is a worthwhile opportunity where you will make a positive difference to the life of a vulnerable young person
- Become part of a leading national children’s charity
- Gain valuable experience
- Meet new people
- Have fun!
Level of commitment required
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Date(s) / Time(s) Required
As a volunteer you will arrange to visit for a few hours once per month with the child and their carer.
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