Hestia are looking for a passionate and committed volunteers to support our children and family worker’s, to provide daily activities and outings in the refuge over the summer holidays.
Are you able to support mothers and children bond and create happy memories? If so, we really need your help. We are looking for energetic and passionate volunteers who are able to make a difference to the lives of families who have been affected by domestic abuse.
•To help with the day to day running of the Children & Family service throughout the summer holidays
•To assist organising and facilitating activities and outings with the Children & Family worker
•To use a range of skills and tools to make sessions interesting and fun for a range of ages
•To create timetables, posters, maps and instructions for residents.
•To offer general admin help: typing, taking meeting minutes, filing and scanning documents.
•To develop positive relationships with the children and women, maintain professional boundaries and keep accurate records • To gather ideas and suggestions from service users to plan sessions
Hestia are supported by more than 460 volunteers across London who provide specialist skills such as art therapy, yoga, IT, gardening and cooking, as well as befriending and fundraising.
Hestia operates across 10 different London Boroughs providing refuge accommodation, outreach projects, floating support and children and families services. The support provided at the refuge includes: emotional and practical support, applying for benefits and generally supporting the women to access other services according to their needs.
We are proud to be the home of UK SAYS NO MORE, bringing together a diverse coalition of individuals, charities, businesses and public sector organisations to campaign for an end to domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Times you can volunteer
Monday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Friday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings