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Job Opportunities – Edinburgh and the Lothians

We are searching for two people to join our team in Edinburgh and the Lothians, a Community Volunteer Manager and a Family Support Manager. Closing date for both roles is 5PM, 17th May 2019. Interviews are 22nd May 2019 in Edinburgh. Community Volunteer Manager role summary: 32 hours/week, includes Sunday working, circa £22-27k/annum pro rata…. Read more »

A Christmas Blog

Christmas has come around again, it seems even more quickly than last year.  We often feel overwhelmed with the rush of preparations and many lists of things to do. It’s easy to rush and rush and rush and by the time Christmas comes, feel so exhausted, it is difficult to enjoy Christmas at all! Yet,… Read more »

She Just Wanted a Friend

“I think it’s a really easy way of expressing God’s love to people.” Having previously studied child psychology, Aly worked as a nursery nurse and nanny so she was really excited when she first heard about Safe Families for Children and how people get involved supporting struggling families.  After Aly and her family did the volunteer training… Read more »

My Second Family

Lorna was in a violent relationship with a man who was a danger to her and the children. Her three eldest children were taken away to keep them safe.