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Make a difference helping women to tell their stories of baby loss

Leading group activities volunteers needed for Reading Lifeline in RG1

Reading Lifeline provides counselling and support for anyone affected by infertility or baby loss during pregnancy or soon after birth.

We are seeking volunteers to make a difference by helping women to tell their stories of baby loss:

The will involve creative group-facilitating to support small group work with local women (multiple languages) to tell their own personal stories of baby loss over 4, two hour sessions in November.

Creative/teaching/social work experience preferred or a trainee counsellor with experience of group work. Must be outgoing, confident, organised individual who is comfortable working in a flexible way with a high degree of independence.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Rebecca Jesty, Clinical Lead
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07552 232829
Contact instructions?
email or phone/text
Location address line 1
90 London Street
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 4SJ

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few times a year
What times and days of the week?
Thu AMThu PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
During the month of November - 4 Thursdays from 12.30 -2.30
Task type?
Leading group activities
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloLeaderCreativeEmotionally robustHas a few hours to spare
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and coaching
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Close contact with clinical lead and other team members
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
21
Do they need a specific gender?
Female
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
2 August 2019

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