Circles of Support Facilitator

ID: 177
Request Type
Time
Hours Required
5
Skill Level
Unskilled
When
15/02/2018 09.30 to 16.00
Areas of Interest
Volunteers
Request Info
We are looking for volunteers to become a Circle of Support Facilitator. This is a really exciting project which will give people experience and learning within the social care/charity sector. We ask that you dedicate 5 hours per month. Expenses are available. ‘Become part of Team Embrace and Volunteer for our Circles of Support Project’ • Circles of Support Facilitator: o Get to know the person at the focus of your circle and identify topics of discussion for the circle. o Arrange Circle gatherings and invite people to join you o Facilitate conversations, encouraging all Circle members to give input o Identify potential outcomes and develop a plan for the future of the focus person o Build and nurture friendships & relationships o Assign tasks to circle members to complete in between meetings, to create an action plan o Keep in contact with circle members in between gatherings and offer support where needed • Circles of Support Member: o Get to know the person at the focus of the circle and other circle members o Attend circle gatherings, providing input and ideas o Offer support and creativity o Complete actions assigned to you in between gatherings What’s in it for me? o Meet amazing people, make new friends and become part of a team o Receive expenses o A wide range of free training and receive certificates to improve your CV o Make a difference to people’s lives and feel valued o Flexible hours – approx. between 2 - 5 hours per month o Embark upon a new adventure o Learn new skills/improve your current skills: • Leadership • Management • Organisational • Working with people • Communication • Planning and prioritising Please contact Nicole Robertson for more details – n.robertson@embracewiganandleigh.org.uk 01942 233323
81 Ribble Road
Platt Bridge
Wigan
WN2 5EG