W10, London
£28,686 - £33,292 salary pay band per year FTE
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Are you warm, efficient and a great listener? Do you have experience of home visiting families? Family Friends is a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service winning charity based in North Kensington which specialises in befriending and mentoring. We are recruiting a full-time Family & Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our team. The charity provides long-term practical and emotional help to disadvantaged families living in Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and South-East Brent through a network of 40-50 volunteers. Each volunteer supports either the parent or child in a family. We have a great record for ‘helping families to help themselves’. In this varied and exciting role, the Family & Volunteer Co-ordinator’s work includes:

  • Recruitment and training of volunteers
  • Introduction, supervision and support of volunteers 
  • Assessment of children and parents needs via home visits
  • Monitoring and evaluating the services
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.


35 hours per week (28 hours may also be considered)

Closing date: Thursday 30 January 2020, 5pm

First interviews: Week commencing 3 February 2020

Second interviews: Week commencing 10 February 2020

The successful candidate will be required to attend our two day volunteer training on Thursdays 27 February and 5 March 2020 as part of their induction.


More about Family Friends
Family Friends

We support families across Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and South East Brent who are facing economic hardship as well as ... Read more

Posted on: 06 January 2020
Closed date: 30 January 2020
Job ref: FVC 2020
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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