Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Child & Family Ambassador

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Opportunity Description

Opportunity Description

Child and Family Ambassadors will provide one to one support and encouragement to families who are receiving support from our Children’s Safeguarding and Family Support. The Ambassadors will support families either alongside a practitioners or as part of an exit strategy to provide our families with additional support.

The Child and Family Ambassador scheme aims to provide volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of both the service and the young people and families we work with. The volunteer opportunities are varied and interesting.

Due to covid there will be very limited face to face with the families currently, it will be more contact via phone, and video call. PPE will be provide where required.


Requirements Volunteers for this role will need to be caring, enthusiastic and have a flexible approach with young people who at times can be challenging. You will need to have good listening and communication skills. You will need to have a commitment to supporting children, young people and families. You will need to be enthusiastic and a willingness to get stuck in alongside the young people and families is vital. A willingness to travel to agreed locations in the Telford area.

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There will be an initial induction event where we will be able to provide further information about the role and answer any questions before you apply for this role. We will provide training and supervision to our volunteers which includes reflective practise and peer mentoring.

We know that people give their time for many different reasons and that their availability varies, so we support our volunteers to give as much time or as little as they can. However, the minimum expectation would be 2-4 hours per week.

Telford and Wrekin council welcomes applications from the whole community in particular we want to encourage applications from people who are available during the working day and those form ethnic minority communities.

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  • 4B Darby House
    TF3 4JA

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