Telephone Side by Side Volunteer
What's involved? * You'll be telephoning people living with dementia on a regular basis, chatting with them about the things they are interested in and want to talk about. The number of people you telephone may vary. * Assisting and supporting people living with dementia, giving advice, and signposting them to services to enable them to live well. * Providing formal feedback to your role manager or lead volunteer. This role will suit you if you ... * Want to support people living with dementia and enable them to feel connected. * Are confident using the telephone, enjoy talking to people and are happy working alone. * Have good verbal communication and exceptional listening skills. * Are patient, organised and able to agree and arrange dates/times of when to make calls. The impact you'll make ... * The Side by Side telephone service provides people living with dementia with companionship and conversation. * Through regular contact, people living with dementia will stay connected and better informed on how to access local services and activities. Information about the application process Step 1: Pre-application: Input your details including name and email address to register your interest. Alzheimer's Society will use this information to send you future Volunteer opportunity alerts if you opt to receive them, and to keep in contact with you about your application. By submitting this information you are indicating that you agree to this. Step 2: Opportunity Alerts: Optional sign up for information on future vacancies at the Society Step 3: Download and complete the registration form, or call our office on if you would prefer the form to be posted to you. Interested? If you have any questions or need more information about this role please contact the Volunteering Officer on or email How to apply Register your details and send your completed Volunteer Registration Form to or post to Alzheimer's Society, Acorn House, Acorn Industrial Estate, Islip, Kettering, Northants NN14 3FD.