Hours Per Week
2
All Locations
Down
All Departments
Raising Awareness
Regular Volunteer
Minimum Age:
16+

About The Role

If you’d like to support your local community by helping to ensure that people who are worried about or affected by dementia are aware of the support and advice services we offer, we have just the role for you!

You’ll support local events, hold information stands, and display leaflets in a variety of venues and locations highly visible in your community, such as libraries and GP surgeries. You’ll make sure the information publicised in your community is up to date and accurate. You’ll also establish connections with local organisations and community groups to help achieve widespread awareness of the support we offer. As a representative of Alzheimer's Society, we will provide you with branded clothing, and you may also have the opportunity to be included in event pictures to showcase the Society work in the local media.

We are looking for awareness raising volunteers to support our team throughout the North Down and Ards area. 

Interested? For more information please contact [email protected]

You’ll be great for the role if:

  • You enjoy meeting members of the public and attending local events.
  • You are passionate about raising awareness about dementia in your local community.
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You are able to volunteer both independently and within a local team.
  • You are able to travel to a variety of venues or events, bringing with you the relevant support information and materials.

Minimum age – 16 years old

Where and when do I need to be available?

This is a flexible volunteer role which is carried out within your local area and on various days and times to suit your availability.

If you find completing online applications difficult, please don't let this stop you from applying....please call or email us and we can support you with the application process.  You can contact the Volunteering Support Team by emailing [email protected] or call on 0300 222 5706

About Alzheimer's Society

At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.

Our Values

We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.

Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.

Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.

Equal Opportunities

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

If there is anything further that you would like to know about this role, or any support that you need then please email us at [email protected] and we will be in touch.

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