Families First - St Andrews
Families First - St Andrews

Charity registered in Scotland SC032506

Families First is a small charity based in St Andrews supporting children aged 5-16 years and their families who live in north east Fife. These children, and their families, face many challenges in life including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), various learning disabilities, social and emotional problems, mental health issues, challenges in school and poverty.

Current vacancies

Office Manager /Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £19,985 – £22,843
  • St Andrews
  • Closing 27th January 2020

We require a suitably qualified person to work as a member of the Families First team by taking the lead on our administrative systems, HR and volunteer recruitment and retention as required by the organisation. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and overseeing all the administrative functions of Families First. We are looking for someone who is efficient and organised, has a warm and welcoming personality and has a positive can-do approach.

Applicants should have a relevant professional qualification or experience in HR, administration or business management or equivalent to SQF Level 8/9 or above.

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.


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Children's Worker

Befriending / Mentoring

27th February 2018

Staff and volunteers provide services to children and young people between five and sixteen years of age. One to one befriending takes place once a fortnight and is centred on the needs and wishes of the child. Befrienders give children and young people individual attention and s… Read more


Befriending / Mentoring

27th February 2018

Volunteers can become one-to-one or group befrienders for 2 hours once a fortnight. Befrienders support children and young people, engaging with them in activities such as baking, swimming or walks along the beach, depending on the interests of the child. Befriending generally ta… Read more


Driving / Escorting

27th February 2018

As a volunteer driver your role will be to either pick up, drop off, or undertake a return journey, with the children and young people we work with. The children and young people live throughout North East Fife. This service is vital to the children who attend our services as a… Read more