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Family Action are looking for ambitious volunteers for one day a week for a minimum of two hours, for our new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support (SENDIAS) in Solihull. The service will provide impartial information, advice and support to children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities up to the age of 25, and their parents and carers. Its key aim is to ensure that these children and young people, and their parents and carers feel empowered to be actively involved in decisions about the support they need from education, health and social care.

We're looking for:

  • 1x Family Champion
  • 1x Young people's Champion
  • 1x Workshop Facilitator
  • 1x IT and Publicity Officer
  • 1x SENDIAS Officer

As a volunteer you will require a DBS Check, receive a full induction, training and support, and will be managed and supervised by the service co-ordinator.

About Family Action

Family Action is a charity committed to building stronger families by delivering innovative and effective services and support that reaches out to many of the UK's most vulnerable people. We seek to empower people and communities to address their issues and challenges through practical, financial and emotional help.

Our work is wide-ranging and includes help for parents-to-be, the provision of many Children's Centres in local communities, intensive family support, emotional health and wellbeing services, counselling, mediation and therapies, support in schools and financial grants programmes. Family Action is also recognised as a leading provider of training and consultancy, offering organisations and their employees services that can help to minimise family issues that may have an adverse impact on work or hom life, providing child and adult safeguarding training, and delivering training around Family Placement.

For further information please contact:

Charmaine Church

Email: charmaine.church@family-action.org.uk

Apply: https://www.family-action.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/volunteering-opportunities/

  • Registered Charity Number: 264 713
  • Website: www.family-action.org.uk
  • Twitter: @family_action
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