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Coffee and Chat Group Volunteer

Epilepsy Action Cymru South West Wales Branch

Neath Port Talbot Volunteer Centre

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About Epilepsy Action Cymru South West Wales Branch

We exist to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy. To do this we must ensure that all people with epilepsy have specialist healthcare and treatment for their condition and can lead their... Read more

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]Disability and Health, Befriending

To support the development and running of a coffee and chat group where individuals affected by epilepsy come together to share each other's company. To find a suitable venue to run the group Organise monthly informal meetings Liaise with the venue to ensure a welcoming environment Provide a link between the coffee and chat group and the South West Wales branch of Epilepsy Action Cymru attending their meetings to keep them informed Help organise local awareness days and support fundraising activities.


/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults

/ Group activity

Premises type: local coffee shops

Public transport: near main bus routes

Morning Afternoon Evening Night
Monday / x x x
Tuesday / x / x
Wednesday / x x x
Thursday / x x x
Friday / x x x
Saturday x x x x
Sunday x x x x

Is this role flexible? yes

Min hours expected per week: 0 hours

Min period of commitment:

Requirements: Confident in engaging with people An interest in people who have a long term health condition that may impact on their lives Able to put people at their ease A good communicator, a sense of humour, flexibility and a team player

Support offered:

/ Induction/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ In a group

Additional support needs: by providing a buddy

Training provided: in house training on a variety of topics Training in group work skills

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport/ Food allowance


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