Volunteer Support Group Facilitators in Guildford- Posted 6.1.21
PeerTalk is a national charity that supports people who live with depression and related conditions through weekly peer group support groups, facilitated by two volunteers. With a minimum commitment of offering four evenings in a three month period the facilitators take their turn on a rota to facilitate the peer support group.
We are now recruiting volunteer facilitators for PeerTalk in Guildford.
The Guildford PeerTalk group will be meeting on Wednesday evenings 7.30 - 9.00pm at The Spike Community Centre, Warren Road, Guildford GU1 3JH
Applicants must be available to volunteer on Wednesday evenings.
We have a PeerTalk Facilitator Applicants' Training Day at the Old Thorns Hotel, Longmoor Road, Griggs Green, Liphook GU30 7PE on Saturday 23rd January 9.45am - 4.00pm This training may switch to remote training should the current lockdown continue, but we'll confirm this with applicants nearer the time.
The closing date for applications is 21st January 2021.
We offer full training and ongoing support. The training involves an overview of depression and related conditions, and basic listening and facilitation skills. We ask our volunteers to undergo safeguarding training and we require you to be DBS cleared.
We reimburse our volunteers' travel costs.
It's rewarding to see those who come along to the group offer each other hope and help - it can make a tremendous difference to people as they work through tough times.
Interested? Please complete the short online application form and we will be in touch.
We look forward to hearing from you.