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Spark Somerset

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We provide information, advice, training and support to the voluntary and community sectors across Somerset. We also run the Volunteer Service, inspiring people to get involved and make a difference ...

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Dulverton Carers Support Group Leader

2–3 hrs/wk
Dulverton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Health & wellbeingCommunity & familyOlder people
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Summary

Help provide social and emotional support in a friendly and informal way to unpaid carers at Exmoor Medical Centre

Detailed description

The monthly Carers Group gives unpaid carers of friends and family members, the opportunity to take a much needed break, socialise with other carers, and find out how to access local information, resources, and other sources of support. 


We need someone to take on the organisation of the group. Tasks will include:


  • Giving a warm welcome to the carers attending the group
  • Setting up the venue and serving teas and coffees
  • Running the meeting agenda
  • Chatting to the members of the group, providing peer support and comfort
  • Managing a small level of funds via donations for refreshments
  • Undertake a small level of training


This is a fun, friendly and sociable role. It's very rewarding to know you are providing much needed support to individuals who spend much of their time caring for others, who would otherwise be quite isolated. 


This will run on the first Tuesday of the month at 14:30-16:00 at the Exmoor Medical Centre.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE TO VOLUNTEERS

We provide ongoing support in the role and you will have regular visits and information from Somerset Carers Service.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

Getting there

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About Spark Somerset

We provide information, advice, training and support to the voluntary and community sectors across Somerset. We also run the Volunteer Service, inspiring people to get involved and make a difference in their communities.
2 spots left.
Share opportunity