The Friends 4 U Scheme offers friendship and support to young people between 7 and 18 years of age who are involved with Cardiff's children's services.


The scheme allows volunteers to give young people the chance to experience a wide range of activities such as sports and leisure with the hope that they will find something they enjoy and will carry on with after the involvement ends.


Become a volunteer


Are you able to commit to befriending a young person you are matched with? Are you reliable, enthusiastic, confident and non-judgemental? Do you have a fun, positive attitude, good communication skills, and a good sense of humour? 

 

Volunteers spend a few hours with their young person every week or fortnightly depending on what’s convenient. Some meet in the evenings, others at weekends. We provide out of pocket expenses.


Friends 4 U welcomes volunteers from all sectors of the community. Volunteers must be over 18. You will have to attend a few training sessions to prepare for the role. As a volunteer, you will have access to skill related training through Cardiff Council. To be accepted you will need to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check​​​​​External link opens in a new window ​​ and provide two satisfactory references.


It you are interested in becoming a volunteer please complete the Friends 4 U volunteer application form (47kb DOC)​​​Link opens in a new window and return to the address on the form.

 

Alternatively, if you would like an application pack sent to you or would like to find out more about Friends 4 U please contact us.


029 2087 3975


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