Volunteer Carer


Become part of the magic for a family in need!


Are you looking for a Volunteer role which makes a life long change to others?

Want to bring a smile to families lives?

Got 2 hours or more spare each week?

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Job Description

Lagan’s Foundation are looking for volunteers to help care for children and give parents a break. The children we support do have poorly hearts and have difficulties feeding which all add to the exhaustion parents experience!

What will you be asked to do?

  • Attend induction training
  • Attend family homes across the region to offer a minimum of 2 hours of support each visit.
  • Carers will be there to play, support and care for children aged 0-5 who have a a feeding issue or a cardiac condition. This will include changing nappies or carrying out toileting / personal care routines, possible medication administration and tube feed – don’t worry full training is given.
  • Expense claims paid for travel.

If you are interested in helping to reduce the loneliness and isolation for a parent, by offering them support each day or week, please get in touch.

You must be able to confirm the following;

  • hold a driving license,
  • have a car
  • have business use on your policy by your start date.
  • Keep your vehicle taxed and Mot’d
  • If you cannot drive, be able to travel up to 12 miles from your own home to reach a family in need, reliably each week.
  • able to complete or provide a Enhanced DBS and confirm it is on the update system before commencing volunteering with us. We can offer this if you do not have one.

Please go to our website Lagans Foundation and our social media for more details.


  • Free parking
  • Ongoing High quality Training
  • Being part of a unique charity care team
  • Fundraising opportunities
  • Social get togethers