Communication Group Volunteer - Talk Stroke at TLC Services - Stroke Project

Help design and run activities for stroke survivors with aphasia

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Hours per week 3 hours
Location Office: 3rd floor, 77 East Road, N1 6AH Group: Stoke Newington, N16 6BE
Description

Make a difference in the lives of stroke survivors and gain valuable experience in the process. We run a range of different groups, including our Talk Stroke group for people with aphasia communication difficulties.
As a volunteer you will be asked to:
-help design activities and resources;
-run activity during group sessions;
-encourage members to take part in activities/exercise;
-engage members in group discussions;
-advise on healthy lifestyles;
-help group members with refreshments;
-help setting up venue;

Volunteers need enthusiasm and commitment. All our groups are in Hackney area at different times. Training will be provided.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

- Understanding stoke and how to support stroke survivors
- communications difficulties after stroke
- group facilitation
- blood pressure measurement

We are unable to reimburse travel expenses

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: interest in communication difficulties, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic and committed.

Desirable: Be positive, lively, creative and caring attitude who have an interest in helping stroke survivors with their recovery

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!