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Volunteer Group Co-ordinator

Posted for Dementia Support Hampshire & IOW

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We are seeking a volunteer to lead a team of dedicated volunteers at a weekly support group in Fareham/Gosport.

The role requires you to be available on a weekly basis for 3 hours a week, to lead a 2-hour session for people living with dementia, including family carers. The group will provide activities such as arts and crafts, cognitive stimulation games, reminiscence, and conversation.  

We are looking for someone to:

· Organise and manage the session

· Co-ordinate the volunteers

· Support the group members

· Submit attendance forms at the end of each session.



· You must have experience working with children

· Be a good organiser

· Have excellent communications skills

· The ability to motivate and lead a team of volunteers.

Skills

· Be a good organiser

· Have excellent communications skills

· The ability to motivate and lead a team of volunteers

· Lived experience or knowledge of dementia would be an advantage, but training will be given.




Details

  • DBS check required
    We will need to apply for a DBS check for working with vulnerable adults.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Pre agreed expenses will be paid
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

The group will be one afternoon per eek 1pm-3pm with 30 minutes before and after for set up and clearing away.


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