- Organisation Name
- University of Lincoln Students' Union
- Title of role
- Alzheimer's Lincoln Volunteer
- Number of volunteer places available
You will spread awareness of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in the University and the community. Help volunteer at fundraising events, advertising, helping with campaigns, and attending meetings.
On campus, and in the community at organised events.
- What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
You will receive full support from the project leader, and all volunteers work together to resolve issues and discuss ideas.
- Personal qualities and requirements
Organisation – letting us know in plenty of time if you can volunteer at events
Communication – replying to messages in the group so we can plan events accordingly
Patience – at times you could be interacting with dementia patients, this requires patience and an understanding of the disease
- Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Team work, time management, organisation, Dementia Friends awareness, motivation, action planning, intuition, creativity, communication, empathy and self awareness.
Volunteers are required if and when they are needed, but you will always be updated about this well in advance.
- Additional Info
Who would this role be most suited to?
Application process for volunteers:
Sign-up here. Request to join our Facebook group Alzheimer’s Lincoln Volunteers, or email us email@example.com
Timescale from application to starting volunteering:
Whenever the next event is
When can students expect to hear back from you once they have been referred? (Ideally students should be contacted within a week).
Within 48 hours
- Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required