Community Connectors

  • VO85864


Description

Community Connectors…

Spare a couple of hours a month to support fellow peers of life challenges in their local area. Expenses, supervision and training are provided.

Are interested in self-management and increasing their own wellbeing as well as supporting others. Instilling a sense of meaning and purpose to progress in life.

Are all Champions of Moray Wellbeing Hub who share peer-values such as mutuality, intentionality and authenticity- they take personal responsibility to opt out of the project at any time as appropriate.

Are PVG checked (Protection of Vulnerable Groups), covered under insurance and are provided with orientation training and regular support by a local supervisor.

Are trained by Moray Wellbeing Hub to have effective peer-support skills.

May even become friends or companions in the long term who support each other in their community to get the most from life, but respect boundaries and are willing to negotiate, commit to and reflect on these.

Community Connectors focus on a mutual trade of human resource - one human supports another to engage and connect in their local community. In return they are also helped to connect.

Organisation aims and objectives

Harnessing the power of life experiences to create change in Moray We deliver peer support (formal and informally), training, consultancy, support local groups, one-to-one work, signposting, partnership working, collective advocacy in mental health and wellbeing, outreach to diverse communities.

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Minimum commitment: 3 hours per month

Restrictions

Experience required: Community Connector activities look like…. Peer-mentoring: Meet a person who is feeling less empowered for an informal recovery focused chat; over a cuppa or whilst on a walk sharing peer experiences and increasing hope. Walk alongside: Attending of a local group or activity where there is a shared interest for both the Community Connectors and the Community Requester. Enjoying it together and both feeling more connected. Local support and partnership: Linking up and signposting

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated a month ago

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