To work with a group of peers who are all going through their own mental health recovery journey. To developing social relationships, make use of necessary facilities or services in the local community such as using public transport and visiting local venues.
Expert by experience, you have your own experience of mental health and are on your own recovery journey.
Good communication and people skills.
Compassionate, understanding attitude and to recognise the unique contributions of others.
Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it.
- 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: 03/08/2017
End Date: 03/08/2019
We don't ask for any minimum or maximum hours, we are really flexible with what you are able to do.
This opportunity is available in: Thurrock
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