The role involves working with many women, maintaining family ties, facilitating quality visits between children and their mothers, partnership with the Mother and Baby unit, and bridging the gap between social services and mothers. Some are from challenging home situations, some are affected by substance misuse and addictions.
What are they looking for?
Volunteers will need people skills, good communication and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Professionalism, as well as a sense of empathy and understanding differences.
All volunteers must complete the standard Pact application form and provide two references, one of which can be personal, but not a family member.
When: From 07/07/2016 to 08/07/2017, Mornings/Afternoons, Mon-Fri
Age requirements: Over 18
HMP Eastwood Park, Falfield, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DB
About PACT (Prison Advice and Care Trust) (VG)
We aim to support prisoners and their families to make a fresh start and to minimise the harm that can be caused by imprisonment on offenders, families and communities.
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