Do you believe all families of men and women in prison should have the opportunity to visit their loved one?
Can you make a cup of tea or play with a toddler or listen with empathy?
Do you want the opportunity to support families facing the challenges of visiting their loved one, making their visit a positive experience?
We are looking for people who believe that every family of man or woman in prison is entitled to visit them, and that when doing so, the families should be treated in a respectful, non-judgmental, empathic way, encouraging a positive visit experience.
Volunteers are needed for a range of roles;
- Visitor Centre – meet and greet families, provide emotional support, serve refreshments and basic admin tasks. Visitors Centres are located within close proximity to the prison
- Catering – within the Visits Hall (inside the prison gates) providing men and woman in prison and their families the opportunity to eat together
- Play – within the Visits Hall (inside the prison gates) engaging in play activities with children of all ages, allowing families space to talk
Time commitment: Times and locations vary, negotiable with the organisation
Expenses reimbursed: Travel expenses are reimbursed
Training provided: Full training is provided
Selection Procedures: An informal discussion, references and a disclosure and barring check. Some roles will require Prison Vetting Clearance
If you are interested in this opportunity please contact us using the form below and quote the name of the organisation and opportunity.