We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people affected by stroke?
Volunteer with our My Stroke Guide Drop In Project in Renfrewshire.
My Stroke Guide Buddies – Hand in Hand will introduce My Stroke Guide to people affected by stroke through regular drop-in sessions in public places (libraries, etc.), run with a Volunteer Stroke Ambassador.
Their goal is to help stroke survivors, families or friends understand how they might benefit from accessing My Stroke Guide online and how they can go about connecting to and using the Guide on a regular basis.
The Stroke Association is the UK's largest stroke charity. We raise awareness of strokes, support people who have had a stroke and fund vital stroke research.
Applicants over the age of 25 years.
This role will require a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check at a Standard Level.
Experience required: • You have an interest in directly supporting stroke survivors and carers in their life after stroke. • You have good IT skills, are confident with online systems, and have the ability to train new users in a system in an engaging and understanding manner. • You are patient and have an approachable manner. • You would like to be part of an exciting new tool to increase an individual’s understanding of their own stroke and their own role in their recovery.
Travel details: Renfrewshire Libraries Day/Time to be agreed at least Once per month Period of Six months initially
Expenses paid: Yes
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