You will be promoting the Alzheimer’s Society services in a wide range of ways including distributing leaflets, booklets and posters, liaising with the media, through social media and attending local groups and community events. You would be visiting libraries, surgeries and other public venues. You would help with stands at awareness-raising events and following relevant training you would be running Dementia Friends sessions on request.
You will be based at the Black Country Office in Tipton, would need to be able to travel independently around Dudley and be available to attend events at least one day a week.
The Awareness Raising volunteer role is essential to promote our services and highlight our presence in local communities. The role also helps to raise awareness of dementia and provide dementia related information. Your involvement will ensure that information about our services is highly visible and readily available to those who need us.
Confident and enthusiastic, have good verbal communication skills, happy to volunteer in isolation but also as part of a team, committed to inclusion, treating people from all backgrounds with dignity
Can provide a committed, flexible approach and are willing to learn
For this service there is a minimum of 6 months commitment once relevant checks have taken place.