Purpose of role

We are seeking empathetic and understanding volunteers to support service users experiencing mental ill health who attend our courses.  Courses include Anxiety Management, Confidence Building and Mindfulness.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health issues and/or support people that are experiencing mental illness.

Time commitment

A minimum of 2 hours per week

Locations

Bishops Stortford, Borehamwood, Dacorum, Letchworth, Waltham Cross, Ware, Watford.

Main tasks

  • Prepare the room ready for the group including setting up tea/coffees
  • Welcome clients to the group and ensure they are comfortable
  • Assisting the tutor with photocopying and distribution of handouts and course resources
  • Assist clients with completing paperwork required for course
  • Assisting learners with learning difficulties or additional learning needs
  • Providing emotional support to learners in a learning environment
  • Assist with clearing away
  • Debrief with Sessional Facilitator after each session