Could you make a difference to a child or young person’s life?
Aberlour works with children and young people who have experienced disadvantage, trauma or have disabilities. We pride ourselves on our child centred focus and strong commitment to the individual development of each child emotionally, socially, physically and intellectually.
We help parents and children who are struggling to cope as a result of substance use or disability in the family. We work with whole families as well as children on their own. We are looking for Befrienders to work with children or young people to provide opportunities for activities and to have someone to speak to.
What will I be doing?
Volunteer Befrienders can make a different to a child or young person’s life by:
What skills can I bring to this roles?
Volunteers can bring a range of skills and experience, including:
What qualities do I need?
Volunteers would also benefit from:
When will I be needed?
What will I gain from the role?
What support will I be given?
Due to Health and Safety requirements you must be at least 18 years of age to undertake this volunteering role.
For all roles involving regulated work with children and/or protected adults, Aberlour will require the applicant to submit a PVG Scheme Record or a PVG Scheme Record Update application. This opportunity is subject to the completion of satisfactory references and successful registration on the PVG Scheme.
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