Join our Dementia Carers for their weekly peer support group. In this group you will learn about the first hand experiences of people caring for someone living with dementia and find out more about local services and opportunities for support.

What You'll Do: 

Join our team as a Dementia Carer Peer Support Volunteer and make a positive impact within our community! As a volunteer, you will provide compassionate and non-judgmental support to people who care for someone living with dementia who may facing challenges such as stress, mental health concerns, or personal issues. Your role involves actively listening, offering empathy, sharing experiences where possible, and connecting carers with appropriate resources.

Why You'll Love It: 
This opportunity allows you to make a meaningful positivedifference in the lives of others while also benefiting their own personal growth. By offering support and empathy to others, you can experience a sense of fulfillment, connection, and purpose. You can develop empathy, communication skills, and a deeper understanding of mental health and community dynamics. Volunteering as a peer support worker fosters a supportive environment where individuals feel valued and empowered, creating a positive impact for everyone involved.
What You'll Learn: 
This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop valuable communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills while contributing to the well-being of your peers. If you're passionate about helping others and creating a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply.   Find out more about why peer support for dementia carers is important by watching this short video: Why Peer Support Is So Important for Dementia Care Partners
What We're Looking For: 
We are looking for someone who is: Interested in learning more about the role that family carers play in caring for someone living with dementia, Someone who would like to learn more about local opportunities and services that might benefit people living with dementia and their carers, Perhaps someone who might be interesting in pursing a counselling-related role so that basic counselling skills can be practiced
Mental Health
Social Care
Older People
Crisis Support
0 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Problem Solving
Crisis Management
Interpersonal / Confidence
Statement of Motivation

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