Volunteer Advocacy Supporter
Hosted by: Together for Mental Wellbeing

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for helping people to gain the confidence to self-advocate. Volunteers will support people within advocacy sessions in the community, with a wide range of issues eg benefits, housing, mental wellbeing etc. There is also the opportunity to facilitate self advocacy groups for individuals with Autism and Learning Disabilities.

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM

How many volunteers are needed:

2

Recruitment process:

There is an application to complete followed by an informal interview. There is also a 5 week induction programme followed by the opportunity to shadow advocates in the community. Applicants should hear back within the same week.

Skills and quaifications:

An interest in advocacy and supporting people is desirable. Good communication skills essential.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Advice work, Community Work, Mental Health