Support Worker Volunteer

Monthly support groups give bereaved children the opportunity to meet others in the same situations as themselves, to play and do activities/craft projects, having the opportunity to talk with trained volunteers, where they are helped to explore those emotions that are a result of grief and loss. Support groups are offered for children/young people to the age of 18 years. Offering presentations to schools and organisations, supporting schools/staff and pupils. Support line.

We are looking for Support Worker Volunteers to help with a small group of children, getting involved in activities centred around topics related to bereavement. We hold monthly afternoons for various children/young people who are finding things a struggle after losing someone close.

Fun activities, games and discussion centred around feelings, emotions and questions children may have related to bereavement. A time for families to spend time with others who have similar experiences.

Groups meet in Portsmouth, Eastleigh and Chandlers Ford.

Skills

Empathy and understanding of children who have lost someone close to them.

Kind, friendly and caring nature.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18 years.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Agreed expenses covered.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Supervision and support always on offer.
  • Training provided
    Full training and support provided.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/01/2017

End Date: 21/01/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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