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Listening, information and support volunteer

Listening, information and support volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
People with disabilities
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Motor Neurone Disease Association
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Working directly with people living with or affected by MND you'll build great relationships through active listening, providing information + emotional support

Detailed description

You may carry out your volunteering face-to-face in people's home, through digital routes such as phonecalls and/or through support at our support meetings.

Examples of what the role involves include:

  • Help people affected by MND make informed choices and access appropriate services / support
  • Explaining to people living with and affected by MND how the MND Association can support them
  • Recording information following our guidelines and local protocols
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with our staff, other volunteers and external professionals
  • Attending support and supervision meetings as well as development events

The role will suit you if you are:

  • A good listener
  • A good communicator
  • Able to develop and maintain supportive relationships
  • Non-judgemental and respectful of diverse lifestyles
  • Curious to learn and develop
  • Able to maintain clear boundaries and confidentiality

At the MND Association our vision is a world free from MND. We operate across England, Wales and Northern Ireland with two volunteer led branches operating in Somerset.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Motor Neurone Disease Association

At the MND Association we focus on improving access to care, research and campaigning for people living with or affected by MND.