Maybe you’re a Dad who has been helped by Dad Matters in the past, or even​​​​​ if you haven’t had experience with us, we would love to hear from you!
Dad Matters welcome volunteers: your help and input can be invaluable and really make a difference.
Full training and support is given and further details can be found by clicking the button below.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Dad Matters volunteer requirements:

  • Are a dad or stepdad
  • Have a positive attitude to working with people of any gender, family status or sexual identity, or who are from any ethnic origin, culture or religion, or who may have a disability
  • Demonstrate a sensitive and supportive attitude towards others
  • Be non-judgemental.
  • Be clear about their role in confidentiality and when sharing is essential to the well-being of a child
  • Be committed and reliable
  • Have good communication skills including an ability to listen and ask questions
  • Understand the need for supporting dads
  • Have a warm and open personality
  • Have time and enthusiasm for supporting dads
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on your own
  • Be prepared to keep simple records as requested by the scheme
  • Understand the need for keeping records confidential and secure
  • Be prepared to engage in regular support and training sessions as appropriate
  • Be able to approach dads in relevant environments to promote Dad Matters, ask questions and give out information. (Outreach)
  • To facilitate Dad Chat groups in maternity and other settings. (Facilitation)
  • To monitor, moderate and contribute to online discussions and closed groups
  • To facilitate face to face events, for dads and babies.