Call us on 0121 456 7820

Volunteer befrienders wanted

15th January 2014

Gateway Family Services are looking for friendly, enthusiastic and committed volunteers to join our exciting Big Lottery Funded Volunteer Befriending Programme.

Big Lottery Fund logoAll we ask is that you are willing to commit to at least 3 hours per week and want to help people by offering emotional support, a listening ear and assisting with day-to-day activities.

To find out more about the sort of support our befrienders give to people, read our blog post Volunteering – good for everyone.

Full training and expenses will be met by Gateway Family Services. We will also support you to complete a recognised qualification in Employability and Personal Development Level 1 which will form part of your volunteering training – which will look great on your CV and really enhance your future prospects.

For more information please email Lee at LeeM@gatewayfs.org.uk or call 0121 456 8720.

Related Posts

Enhancing Wellbeing for Carers: Gateway Family Services’ Latest Initiative 

Caring for a loved one is a deeply rewarding but often a demanding responsibility that requires significant time and energy. Recognising the crucial role of carers and the importance of taking time for their own health and wellbeing, Gateway Family Services, in...

Supporting a group during lockdown: the Patient Health Forum

The Patient Health Forum (also known as the South Birmingham Long Term Conditions Group) is a social group for people who live with, or care for people who live with, a range of long term health conditions. It's run by a committee of volunteers but the monthly...

New Straight Talking sessions for schools: gang and crime prevention

Straight Talking West Midlands -- a team of young parents who go into schools to talk to pupils -- are now delivering more sessions than ever. This year, to complement our sessions on teen pregnancy, healthy and unhealthy relationships and child sexual exploitation...

Comments

1 Comment

  1. Ahwab Alam

    Hello,

    I am a gap year student and would like my available time to be put into good use. I would like to know what sort of volunteer opportunities are available at this moment in time.

    Thank you,

    Ahwab Alam