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We have over 20 years of experience in supporting unpaid carers, and we are leading the way for a carer-friendly community. We strive to be sustainable for the long-term so we ...

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Volunteer Carer Champion

Organisation role · 2 hrs/Week
From home
Community & family
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.20 spots left.
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The Carers' Centre Bath and North East Somerset
#49422
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Summary

To raise awareness about The Carers’ Centre in local communities, providing information to community groups, organisations and key individuals in the community.

Detailed description

Purpose of the role:

To raise awareness about The Carers’ Centre in local communities, providing information to community groups, organisations and key individuals in the community. 


What you will be doing:

We hope that all Volunteer Carer Champions will be the ‘eyes and ears’ on the ground for The Carers’ Centre. Sharing with us useful hints and tips about their local communities that you know. This will include:

 

·      Raising awareness: by helping to distribute CareTime, our quarterly newsletter for carers to local venues; by supporting the distribution of awareness raising materials, such as posters, leaflets, and business cards and by giving short introductory talks at local societies, groups, and community centres.

 

·      Engaging community venues/ leaders: by being an ambassador for the services of The Carers’ Centre, including one to one conversations with community leaders and organisers, attending community events, and sharing information with The Carers’ Centre about key contacts within local communities and services, such community groups and organisations.

 

All these actions will help contribute to building a more carer friendly community across Bath and North East Somerset.


When and where:

Weekdays and weekends – very flexible to fit around your commitments.

In your neighbourhood, locality, community.

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.20 spots left.
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About The Carers' Centre Bath and North East Somerset

We're here for carers

We have over 20 years of experience in supporting unpaid carers, and we are leading the way for a carer-friendly community. We strive to be sustainable for the long-term so we are here for the next generation of carers.

Our mission is to provide trusted information, advice and support to carers of all ages enabling them to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing as well as take control of their caring role and stay connected with others. In addition, we work with our wider community to improve recognition and support for unpaid carers.