Life today is full of pressures. Parenting is a challenging job and growing up in an inner city can be tough. Parents can feel low, vulnerable, confused about how to move forward or swamped by responsibilities. This can have a knock on effect on their children, affecting their education, self esteem and career prospects in later life. Through our respect, encouragement and support, families discover their strengths, resolve difficulties and build on their coping skills.
Family Friends runs a special programme for families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, either directly or indirectly. The free programme gives extra support to families. Family Friends matches a reliable, trained, screened and supervised volunteer to a family, who provides 3 months of practical and emotional support in the family’s home. The programme offers 2 hours of support each week.
Family Friends is an award-winning charity in North Kensington which supports local disadvantaged families. We are seeking a fundraiser with two years’ experience to help raise funds from trusts and statutory sources. This is a great opportunity to build fundraising experience and help the local community. Candidates need to have excellent written and spoken English and be numerate. The consultancy role is for one day per week.
Salary: £250 - £280 per day
For more information email email@example.com or call 020 8960 9099.
To apply, send a covering letter of no more than 500 words and a c.v.
Deadline Thursday 28th February
Could you be a volunteer? Are you over 23 and available to spare two hours each week to support a family? We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds who are ready to use their life experiences to become a friend or mentor and we’ll support you all the way. In a recent survey, all our volunteers found the experience to be a rewarding one.
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