Befrienders – Home-Start East Surrey

In Volunteer Opportunities, Supporting others by Lisa Irwin

Home-Start East Surrey offer support, friendship and help to families under stress that have at least one child under five years old.  They are looking for Befrienders to visit a family once a week for two to three hours in their own homes, offering support and friendship in a non-judgemental way, with respect and confidentiality. You will stay with the family for as long as the need is there, one year is often the case. The only real qualification is experience of bringing up children, friendliness and a caring attitude are essential as well as an understanding of the pressures of parenting. Their next free 8 week preparation course will be starting on 20 September  2018.  The course runs within school hours and not including school holidays)

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