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    We are looking for people to...

     

    Provide appropriate support to young people with special educational needs (SEN) and their parents/carers through the transition from a traditional Special Educational Needs Statement system to the new Education, Health & Care (EHC) assessment and planning process. 

     

     

     

    InterAct is working in partnership with FACE (Families Acting for Change), Families InFocus and ecdp to deliver the following programme for the volunteers which will include:

    • Full training   
    • Volunteers will be working either alongside other volunteers and staff or independently 
    • Working hours are flexible 
    • Volunteers would usually need to commit to around 6 hours per month
    • To support group-based and individually focused support, workshops/events which will empower young people and parents/carers to make informed choices/decisions

     

    No qualifications needed, just a positive attitude and a commitment to supporting young people and their families. Successful applicants will be required to complete two days face to face training, two days on-line training plus some supplementary training in which you will learn all about Education, Health and Care Plans, develop new skills and be part of a friendly supportive team.

     

    If you would like to work with us to support disabled children and their parents/carers in Essex during this exciting time then please get in touch today:


    Call: Susie Nankivell on 01245 608333
    Email: voulunteering@interact.org.uk
    or download a Volunteer Application form HERE.


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