Apply now to train to be a Peer Support Volunteer
Support volunteers needed for Reading Your Way in RG1
Would you like to use your lived experiences of mental health issues to support others?
How about training to become a Peer Support Volunteer at Reading your Way?
The role will involve either face to face or phone peer support with clients that you will be matched with, supporting the social meet ups and undertaking outreach work to tell people about our services. There is also an opportunity to co-facilitate training and help with interviewing as well as other activities.
The role offers a 4 day training course, organisation induction and on-going support, supervision and training as well as the opportunity to be part of the Peer Support Team at Reading your Way.
Apply by Midday on Tuesday 30 May 2017 for our upcoming training.
Want to find out a little more? Come along to our Peer Support Information Session on 24 May
Location address line 1
1A Rupert Square
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Link to the related event
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedSociablePatientSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
4 day Peer Support Training course and ongoing training as appropriate
Description of support
Supervision, team meetings
Description of expenses
Travel expenses given
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
18 May 2017