Volunteer Carer

Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Liverpool

Make a difference to a family's life near you!


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?

Position Type



Manchester City



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.
Please go to 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
Ability to commute
Working in 12 miles of your own home address