TALK Surrey CIO

Supporting people with aphasia after stroke

Queens AwardTALK received the
Queen's Award
for Voluntary Service
in recognition of the outstanding
contribution made by volunteers

Guildford Group Leader Role

Are you?

Organised, approachable and friendly?  If so, this opportunity could be for you!

Overview

We are currently looking for a Volunteer Group Leader for our Guildford afternoon group, on Tuesday afternoons, term time only. You will be responsible for the running of this group, will be the main point of contact and deal with incoming and outgoing emails. You will also be working closely with our stroke recoverers and other volunteers, ensuring that the sessions run smoothly.


Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Admin/ Emails
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager and Groups Coordinator regarding the group
  • Attendance and Absence
  • Setting up equipment
  • Assigning a volunteer to a recoverer at the start of each session
  • Attending group leader meetings (3 or 4 per year)
  • Attend termly planning meetings
  • Help organise events such as group outings, end of term fetes, Christmas lunch etc.
  • Introductions at the group
  • Guest meet and greet
  • Leading a session


Support/ Training

You will be supported by the other volunteers with most of the above requirements, but you will be the main point of contact and be responsible for the overall running of the group.  You will receive ongoing support by the Operations Manager, the Groups Coordinator and Trustees.

Training is also provided, led by professional speech and language therapists.


Advantages of volunteering with TALK

You will find this role extremely fulfilling and rewarding, as you will be helping our Recoverers to rebuild their confidence and self-esteem. You will also be encouraging our Recoverers to become socially independent and have an increased sense of community. Our sessions are great fun, in a very welcoming environment.


What to do next?

Please contact our Operations Manager on 07718 425953 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.