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The Stroke Association - Stroke Group Supporter

Details of the Charity:

Our vision is for there to be fewer strokes, and for people affected by stroke to get the help they need to live the best life they can.

Our core purpose is to be the trusted voice of stroke survivors and their families. We want to drive better outcomes in stroke prevention, treatment and lifelong support for everyone affected by stroke.

We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.

This is only possible with the courage and determination of the stroke community, the generosity of our supporters and the hard work of our amazing people.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

The Hillingdon Stroke Support Group provides long term socially and peer support to people affected by stroke. The group meets to reduce social isolation and rebuild the confidence of members.

The volunteer will be:

  • Supporting people to take part in activities organised for the group
  • Helping to set up and clear away
  • Meeting and greeting group members, and helping them feel supported
  • Preparing and providing refreshments

The group meets every two weeks, from 11 am to 12.30 pm at Bailey Hall, Christ Church, Redford Way, Uxbridge.

Skills Required:

  • To be an effective service group supporter you will be someone who is good at working with people and helping to support them at meetings and events
  • If you enjoy helping with community group activities and working with others to get things done then this might be the role for you
  • Our service group supporters also need a friendly and approachable manner and are comfortable welcoming people to the group

Additional Benefits:

  • Training in stroke, its effects and how to support stroke survivors with communication needs will be provided
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteer Awards

  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
  • Would you like to sign-up for a weekly volunteering Newsletter?