Online Stroke Guide Buddy - visit stroke survivors and carers to support them using this online tool.

We are looking for an enthusiatic, proactive volunteer to help us promote this fantastic online tool and support its use.

•Introducing My Stroke Guide to survivors and carers.

•Explaining the functions of the guide in detail in a clear manner and helping people to understand the support it can offer them.

•Helping people to register with My Stroke Guide and decide how they can use it to best suit their needs. 

•Organising drops-ins and information sessions whereby local people can come along and find out about the benefits that My Stroke Guide can offer. 


You want to help support stroke survivors and their families in their life after stroke.

You have good IT skills, are confident with online systems, and have the ability to demonstrate this tool in an engaging and understanding manner.

You are patient and have an approachable manner.

You would like to be part of an exciting new opportunity to increase an individual’s understanding of their own stroke and their own role in their recovery.  

Support and training provided:


Mandatory Training (Volunteers MUST complete this training to perform the role)

·         The Stroke Association Volunteer Induction (face to face)

·         GDPR Module (on STAR)

·         My Stroke Guide Training Video (on STAR)  

·         Introductory training from a staff member

·         Personal Safety for Volunteers (webinar – two hours)  *Only mandatory if you are making solo home or community visits (Not for volunteers in local groups)


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 04/09/2018

End Date: 04/09/2019

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Availability Details



This opportunity is available in: Braintree, Chelmsford, Maldon

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