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Coffee and chat / support group volunteer

Epilepsy Action Cymru-North Wales

Various locations
Gwynedd Volunteer Centre

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About Epilepsy Action Cymru-North Wales

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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]Community Work, Education and Literacy, Older People, Campaigning and Lobbying, Disability and Health, Youth Work, Advice Work and Counselling, Befriending, Women's Groups, Suitable for Groups, Public Sector

You will organize monthly informal group meetings at a regular venue. You will liaise with the venue and ensure a welcoming environment. From time to time, you will pass on helpful information on behalf of Epilepsy Action. You will be in contact with the Local Services Manager (LSM), keeping them informed and reporting back on attendance levels.


/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering

/ Group activity

Premises type: Cafes, community buildings, churches, coffee shops

Public transport: See local public transport timetable

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

Is this role flexible? Yes at volunteers discretion

Min hours expected per week: 0 hours

Min period of commitment:

Requirements: You must be confident in engaging with people and be able to put them at ease.

Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone/ In a group/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers

Additional support needs: Depending on the needs of the volunteer

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References

Selection details: Telephone interview

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport/ Food allowance/ Clothing/equipment

People unsuitable for this opportunity:
Full induction and on going support from the staff


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