2017 Volunteer Training Dates Announced

16 January 2017

Family support charity Home-Start Aberdeen has scheduled a number of preparation courses for new volunteers in 2017.

The charity's volunteers spend 2-3 hours per week with a local family who may be vulnerable or suffering from isolation. The provide them with a unique blend of emotional and practical support, which is delivered in the family's own home.

2017 volunteer preparation course dates are as follows:

Course 1

Thursday, 16 February

Evenings, 1800 - 2030 hours

Course 2

Wednesday, 3 May

Mornings, 0930-1200 hours

Course 3

Tuesday, 28 August

Mornings, 0930-1200 hours

All courses run over eight weeks/sessions.

Established in 1987, Home-Start Aberdeen is on the cusp of its thirtieth anniversary. The charity, which is now one of the large Home-Start schemes in the UK, currently co-ordinates around 100 volunteers who provide up to 200 Aberdeen families with home-based support.

Anyone who is interested in finding out more should email volunteering@homestartaberdeen.org.uk or call 01224 693545.

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