Get involved in our therapeutic service, and you’ll gain satisfaction from knowing that you’re helping children, young people, and their families to continue to safely explore their experiences by making a real difference to our sustainability.
This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the ongoing development of Cocoon Kids - Creative Counselling and Play Therapy CIC. Our vital not-for-profit therapeutic service for priority children and young people, and their families depends on our financial resilience. By volunteering as Software Engineer or Developer Volunteer you can help our CIC grow and develop to our next stage by ensuring that we have the funds to sustain and develop the service, and help us to realise our ambition of being a service for our community and beyond.
We’re urgently looking for a Software Engineering or Developer Volunteer, responsible for contributing to software design and software development of our web based mental health and wellbeing app. We need help on a one-off and/or per project basis (or more regular if preferred) with:
Make this role your own - we're a responsive organisation, we'll be glad to listen to your great ideas
What are we looking for in a volunteer?
We would love a volunteer who:
Specific skills and experience
We expect all of our team to have knowledge and experience in the following areas:
You’ll have the opportunity to make a real and tangible difference to the lives of priority children, young people and families. You’ll make sure families can access fully-funded and appropriate longer-term sessions- for as long as is therapeutically right for them, providing long-term positive mental health equity and outcomes and improved social mobility. Ultimately, you'll be ensuring our long-term sustainability beyond the challenges of Covid-19 and the cost of living crisis, growing our service from local, to regional and beyond.
We'll also acknowledge your support and champion you and your service on our social media and website (provided you'd like us to do this).
Join us, and you’ll be part of our small, friendly team. You’ll be able to organise your time around your own schedule, whilst making a real and immediate difference to children, young people and families in difficult times.
Please apply through Reach in the first through your instance, by detailing why you are interested in this role and your relevant experience.
Please contact us via email with any questions. Interviews will be an informal Zoom chat with our Directors.
We look forward to hearing from you, Helene and the Cocoon Kids CIC team.