Volunteer: Side by Side Volunteer Leader

Closing date is: 
31 Oct 2017
Volunteer leaders enable and empower our volunteers and play a key role in our vibrant volunteer community. As a volunteer leader you will help ensure that our volunteers are connected, supported, developed and feel valued.


This role will suit you if you are…

Committed to enabling and empowering others to play their part and understand that people have unique skills and experiences and can each play their part for someone living with dementia. You are good at making others feel welcome, supported and involved, as well as helping them to reach their potential

The impact you’ll make...

You will equip, support and lead volunteers who will truly transform the lives of people who are living with dementia

What’s involved?

  • You will support staff and volunteers with the coordination, engagement and organisation of volunteers.  This may involve communication and support via phone or IT systems.
  • You will create and provide social and peer support opportunities for volunteers, ensuring the volunteer journey is engaging, person centred and inclusive.
  • You will support with volunteer recruitment and exit interviews.
  • Help to identify induction, development or training needs for individuals and groups of volunteers.

Have you got what it takes?

  • You treat others with respect and recognise the value of volunteers.
  • You have good communication and listening skills.
  • If you are a perceptive, emotionally intelligent person; able to read tone of voice and empathise.
  • Know about, or are willing to learn about dementia and its impact on people.
  • Are keen to enable and champion a high standard of service for people living with Dementia.
  • Are committed to inclusion and treating people from all backgrounds with dignity

Interested in this role?

Please contact Rosario Mc Hugh, Volunteering Officer at [email protected] or call 028 71 384570 for a Volunteer Registration pack.

Contact Information
Rosario Mc Hugh
028 71 384570