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Wellbeing Support Group Volunteer

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!


About us

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 group.

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


Skills

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.

     

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website

Posted for

Carers First

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

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Interests

  • Families and Parenting
  • Older People

Activities

  • Creativity
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable travel costs up to 15miles
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 18/04/2019 - 01/05/2023

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Braintree
Chelmsford
Colchester
Epping
Tendring
Uttlesford

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