Group Support Volunteer

About the role

As a Group Work Support Volunteer you will be working alongside our Group Facilitators to help our clients engage with and participate in a variety of recovery groups and activities.  

We have a range of group opportunities including our Family and Friends groups and Mutual Aid Partnership (M.A.P) groups and would like for you to help shape the delivery of these sessions to the individuals we support.


Location and Time Commitment

  • 35 Boulevard, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 1PE and community spaces
  • Minimum of 2 hours per week Monday to Friday


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Group Work Facilitator to deliver group sessions

  • Promoting groups that are available in the service

  • Supporting and encouraging individuals to participate in group activities

  • Working with the team to identify individuals who would benefit from group sessions

  • Supporting staff with the preparation and planning of new groups


What's in it for you?

  • Access to relevant training and ongoing role-specific guidance, support and additional learning opportunities throughout your time with us

  • Opportunity to use and develop your skills as part of giving back to your local community

  • Volunteer alongside a friendly and professional team that makes a real difference to people’s lives

  • Gain valuable experience and insight into the inner workings of a Community Drug and Alcohol service

  • Regular contact and support at every stage of your journey as a volunteer, including an assigned member of staff for supervision and development

  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses, in accordance with our Volunteer Expenses policy

  • An opportunity to feedback about your experience volunteering with us

  • Access to We Are With You employee assist programme


Please note that we require you to be a minimum of 18 years of age to be considered for this volunteering role

This role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an Enhanced Level


Download the Role Description - Group Support Volunteer


If you have questions about this role or volunteering with our North Somerset service then please contact us using the details below:

01934 427940