Court Duty Volunteer at NEPACS (North East Prisoners' After Care Society)

Providing advice to those attending court

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Hours per week 4 hours
Location Middlesbrough Magistrates and Crown Court
Description

Volunteers will promote the services NEPACS offers within courts and support families by listening and offering information and advice when someone close to them is sentenced or remanded in custody. The project is particularly focused towards families who are first time prison visitors or unfamiliar with court proceedings. Volunteers will provide advice and written information to families concerning the next steps such as visiting prison. This will provide experience of being in a court setting. A DBS check is required for this role.

Sessions/locations available:
Monday 9:45am - 1pm at the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court
Thursday 9:45am - 1pm at the Crown Court
Friday 9:45am-1pm sessions both at the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Communication Skills
  • Advice and Guidance

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Full training will be provided to give you the skills you need to work in either role and you will receive regular support and supervision.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Able to provide advice, guidance and support

Desirable: Good communicator

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!