The Sova Gloucestershire Independent Visitor Service works with young people aged 8-18 in foster care.

Important Note:

Sova will be merging with our parent organisation, Change, Grow, Live (CGL) before the end of March 2019. Therefore whilst your application to be a volunteer may initially be processed by Sova, due to the merger timetable you may have your volunteer application approved and processed by CGL.  All details regarding the role of volunteer and the terms offered by Sova however will be maintained therefore the terms you have applied for in relation to this advert will remain post merger. During the recruitment process you will be offered the opportunity to consent to becoming a volunteer with CGL in line with the change of employer name.

Commitment:  2- 4 hours a month for a minimum of 2 years

Opportunity details: 

The Gloucestershire Independent Visitors Project works with young people aged 8-18 who live in foster care. Independent Visitors are volunteers who befriend young people, advise and support them during their time in care offering a listening ear, do fun activities and are a friendly consistent role model. We will provide accredited training through Certa and all the skills you need to become an Independent Visitor with on-going support after training. All you need is a genuine interest in the welfare of young people.


Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Need more information?

Please contact:

Megan Davy – M: 07515605573 E: [email protected]