Dementia support volunteer

Opportunity

Dementia Champions will support ACE’s Dementia lead and community teams by raising awareness of Dementia and assisting with administrative tasks such as printing and distributing a variety of information leaflets. The role will include promoting Dementia Friends across the organisation, so will require you to undertake the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends Champion training, so you can deliver information sessions to staff. You will also work collaboratively with dementia support services to ensure staff are able to easily access and signpost service users to other voluntary services.

Skills

You should be prepared to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative, have good communication skills and a helpful and confident manner. You will also be required to have basic computer skills.


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Volunteers are eligible to claim out of pocket expenses which have been incurred as part of their volunteering duties. These include transport costs, mileage if own car is used or public transport costs. Receipts must be provided for any amounts paid. Mileage is paid at current public transport rates and public transport costs will be paid only on production of receipts or travel tickets. Parking costs will also be paid on production of receipts. Mileage is based on home to any location(s) which the volunteer is asked to attend.
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
    Disability access is variable across the organisation, but can be worked around so the volunteer would only visit accessible sites.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety support

Availability

When: 26/06/2017 - 26/06/2018

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Further Information

Weekly. Flexible.


Location

Districts:
Colchester
Tendring


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