Walk Leader/Peer Supporter

Walk Leader/Peer Supporter

What You'll Do: 

Initially you will support Walk Leaders at Walking Groups around Teesside and support attendees.  Once experienced you may be asked to Lead Walks yourself and/or undertake 1-1 Sessions with service users. 

Why You'll Love It: 
If you have lived experience of mental ill health, either personally or as a Carer, this will give you the opportunity to share your experience to support others, including hints and tips of things they can do to feel better.  This is a very practical opportunity where you will be putting your experience and knowledge to use but you will be doing this with a lot of support from other Volunteers and staff at Red Balloons.
What You'll Learn: 
Leadership Skills, enhance communication and people skills, time management, tact and diplomacy.
What We're Looking For: 
People with lived experience with good communication skills, an empathetic nature who are able to be non-judgemental and accepting of other people and their lifestyles.  Good listeners.
Summary
Volunteering
Community
Mental Health
Health
Darlington
Hartlepool
Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland
Stockton
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Adaptability
Communication
Empathy
Interpersonal / Confidence
Requirements: 
CV / Resume
DBS check
Phone Interview
Training
These documents must be completed: