Can you spare a few hours a month to support those who care for a loved one.
Have you got good listening skills?
If so we need you!
Carers FIRST is a not for profit organisations supporting people who look after a relative or friend who due to ill health, physical or mental illness, disability, frailty, or addiction cannot manage without their support.
We provide information, advice, guidance, emotional support, training and activities, giving carers an opportunity to have a break from their caring role and help them to get the support they need.
What will you be doing?
Welcome carers to the group, provide refreshments
and assist the Community Support and Assessment Coordinator in facilitating the
You will be placed in the centre nearest to you. We are running groups at the following locations.
The Archers Community Centre, Braintree
Champions Manor Hall, South Wooden Ferrers
Imperial House, Clacton on Sea
Kingsland Church Community Centre, Colchester,
Soken House, Frinton on Sea
The Garden Room, Saffron Waldon
Ashlar House, St Margaret's, Epping
Excellent listening skills to listen and support Carers, who care for people with a different array of needs.
Good communication skills. You will need to be able to talk to Carers of all ages and from all communities.
You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website
Between these dates: 18/04/2019 - 01/05/2023
On these days:
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority