HOURS: At least 2 hours every other week
Could you befriend and support a child in care?
We are looking for volunteers for our Independent Visitors Project in London and the South East.
Independent Visitors are volunteers who befriend and spend time with a child or young person within Local Authority care. Our volunteers enjoy the challenge of building a lasting friendship and the children benefit greatly from a consistent, fun relationship with someone outside the care system.
This is a long-term, one to one commitment.
Full training and on-going support will be given, and out of pocket expenses paid for mileage and activities.
For further information about the role and the Independent Visitors Service, please send an email to Sharon Whittaker at Sharon.firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button.
All posts are subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and successful candidates will not be able to work unsupervised with children or young people until the completion of this process.
Coram Voice - working towards quality through equality and the development of a diverse workforce.
We ask that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this position.
We have chosen to recruit directly as this helps us to minimise our recruitment costs, ensuring that valuable funds aren't diverted from the children and young people we help
Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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