What Qualifications do I need?

F_a_14_mum_and_boys_not_sharingYou don’t require any formal qualifications; you just need to have empathy, be a parent yourself and have an understanding that parenting is not always easy, or straight forward.

We offer volunteers a 40 hour training course, usually one day a week from 10am until 2.30pm (excluding school holidays). Once completed, we then match you with parents struggling to cope, who would benefit from our support. Visiting the family’s home for a couple of hours every week, to provide friendship, practical and emotional support tailored to the needs of the family.