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The main focus of this role is to provide befriending support to a deaf client in the Carrickfergus area. This role offers you, the volunteer the chance to build personal confidence as well as support a client with mental health needs and help reduce loneliness and isolation.
ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE
MindWise volunteers are encouraged to live the MindWise values when they are carrying out a volunteer role, in all interactions with staff, service-users and other volunteers. The MindWise values are;
All appropriate and agreed expenses will be covered as per MindWise expenses policy.
Enhanced Access NI checks will be carried out on all regulated positions and successfully returned prior to placement. To assist in the role volunteers will be expected to attend and fully engage in guidance and support meetings with an allocated volunteer supervisor and will have access to regular training.
Volunteer applicants must be over 18 and will be inducted via the Active 8 volunteer programme. They will be invited to an informal interview with the Volunteer Manager and the Service Manager.