Organisation

Wigan Parent Carer Forum
Ashland House
Wigan
WN2 2DX

 

Role and Opportunity Details  (to apply for this role you must be aged 18+)

Volunteer Parent Carers

Volunteer with Us – Wigan Parent Carer Forum.

Are you a parent carer in Wigan, passionate about positively impacting the lives of families like yours?  We invite you to become a valued volunteer in our dynamic and dedicated Team at Wigan Parent Carer Forum!

About Wigan Parent Carer Forum: Wigan Parent Carer Forum is a vibrant community of parent carers coming together to support, empower, and advocate for families with children with additional needs or disabilities.  Our forum provides a platform for open discussions, resource sharing, and collaborative efforts to enhance our children’s and parent carers’ well-being.

Volunteer for Our Parent Carer Team:  We are expanding our team and are seeking passionate parent carers eager to volunteer their skills, experiences, and time to make a difference.  As a volunteer member of our Parent Carer Team, you will play a crucial role in fostering communication, building connections, and ensuring the voices of parent carers are heard in local decision-making processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging with the parent carer community in Wigan.
  • Representing the forum at local meetings and events.
  • Collaborating with local authorities and service providers.
  • Advocating for positive changes in policies and services.
  • Contributing ideas for forums, workshops, and support sessions.

What we’re looking for:

  • Volunteer parent carers residing in Wigan.
  • Passion for supporting families with children and young people with SEND.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to collaborate and engage with diverse perspectives.
  • Commitment to attending regular team meetings and events.

Why volunteer with us?

  • Make a meaningful impact on the local community.
  • Connect with like-minded parent carers and build a supportive network.
  • Enhance your skills in advocacy, communication, and leadership.
  • Contribute to positive changes in local services and policies.

Let’s work together to create a community where every volunteer parent carer feels supported and empowered!

 

Specific Skills Required

  • Volunteer parent carers residing in Wigan.
  • Passion for supporting families with children and young people with SEND.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to collaborate and engage with diverse perspectives.
  • Commitment to attending regular team meetings and events.

 

Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

  • Make a meaningful impact on the local community.
  • Connect with like-minded parent carers and build a supportive network.
  • Enhance your skills in advocacy, communication, and leadership.
  • Contribute to positive changes in local services and policies.

 

Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity.

 

Date(s) / Time(s) Required

 

 

Volunteer Opportunity Number 

VO10374  (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).