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We support families and care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

Community & familyChildren & youth
Good health and well-being
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Help at Home Support Volunteer- Norfolk

Help at Home Support Volunteer- Norfolk

Task · 4–8 hrs
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Cooking & eatingDrivingAssistanceSupport workSocial contactGrocery shoppingWalk the dogOtherAccompanyingBabysitting
Community & familyChildren & youth
Good health and well-being
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Summary

We are looking for reliable, committed and caring volunteers to undertake a variety of practical tasks for families in need of support.

Detailed description

East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) are looking for committed and reliable volunteers to join our Help at Home service in Norfolk. Caring for a seriously ill child or young person can put extra demands on a family and the aim of this service is to offer practical support within the families own homes.

Responsibilities and Duties

We are looking for reliable, committed and caring volunteers to undertake a variety of practical tasks which include, 1:1 sibling support, DIY and gardening, cleaning and cooking, dog walking, shopping, picking up prescriptions, accompanying siblings to play activities and preparing them for school activities and anything else the family requires. Please note you do not need to be able to do all of the above! You will be matched with a family based on your skills, personality etc. This role does not include nursing care tasks such as personal care, feeding, volunteers are not expected to carry out specialised tasks. We require all volunteers to be aged 18 or above.

Qualifications and Skills

You do not need any qualifications in order to do this role, some experience working with families and children is preferable but training is carried out so not essential.

Benefits

You can expect dedicated support from the EACH team, and all travel to and from the family home is able to be claimed on expenses. Be kept up to date with all things EACH with our monthly newsletter, which will contain new exciting opportunities along with personal recognition and feel free to come along to our Annual Volunteers Day - a celebratory day specifically designed for you and all of your hard work!

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About EACH

We support families and care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk