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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

Location: HMP/YOI Winchester
Salary: unpaid
Job Description Click here to download

The Invisible Walls Family Support Service aims to support families of offenders serving sentences in Hampshire. As part of this work we are providing a “wrap around” service during prison visits at HMP/YOI Winchester. This will provide families with a warm welcome, refreshments, advice/support, as well as positive play opportunities for children, during what can often be a stressful time

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers who would like the opportunity to support visitors (both children and adults) at HMP/YOI Winchester.

Role purpose

To work in conjunction with the Invisible Walls team, prison staff, volunteers and service users to provide refreshments during prison social visits.

To help make the visiting experience positive for all involved.

Hours per week

Visits are open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Shifts are 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Commitment

We ask for at least one shift every two weeks for 6 months, however additional shifts welcome if availability allows.

For full details of the role, please view the role description attached.

Spurgeons is committed to safeguarding the welfare of Children and Young People. All volunteers will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check as well as National Offender Management Service vetting questionnaire and collection of references.

Volunteer Application Form click here

Department: Invisible Walls

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