Hours Per Week
5
All Locations
Wiltshire
All Departments
Dementia Support Services
Regular Volunteer
Minimum Age:
16+

About The Role

If you love meeting new people and want to support people affected by dementia in your area, then we may have just the volunteer role for you!

As a Group Support Volunteer, you’ll support and encourage people affected by dementia to engage in activities and socialise with others in a group setting. A friendly face at the group, you’ll welcome and talk to people affected by dementia to help them feel comfortable and make sure they’re offered refreshments. You’ll also help set up and tidy away at the end of the group.

Your involvement in this role will ensure people affected by dementia are able to meet others in a similar situation, access the support and information they need and enjoy meaningful activities.

Your involvement in this role will ensure people affected by dementia are able to meet others in a similar situation, access the support and information they need and enjoy meaningful activities.

We will be running a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) in Marlborough. CST is a fun and stimulating therapy for those living with dementia to help them regain confidence and continue to be active in the community,

Venue: Marlborough Community Centre, The Recreation Ground, St Margaret’s Mead, Marlborough SN8 4BA

The programme will either run twice a week for 7 weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm - 4pm, or once a week for 14 weeks on a Monday or a Wednesday from 2pm - 4pm. Dates to be confirmed.

There is potential for a volunteer to do either Mondays only or Wednesdays only.

Interested?  To apply for this role please click on the 'Apply' button at the bottom of the page.

You’ll be great for the role if:

  • You have good verbal communication and listening skills
  • You enjoy meeting new people and being part of a team
  • You are aware of or are willing to learn about dementia and its impact on people
  • You can demonstrate empathy and compassion
  • You are over the age of 16

If you find completing online applications difficult, please don't let this stop you from applying....please call or email us and we can support you with the application process.  You can contact the Volunteering Support Team by emailing [email protected] or call on 0300 222 5706

About Alzheimer's Society

At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.

Our Values

We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.

Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.

Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.

Equal Opportunities

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

If there is anything further that you would like to know about this role, or any support that you need then please email us at [email protected] and we will be in touch.

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