Volunteers needed at UK Connect

Connect is a charity that works with people who have aphasia. Aphasia is a communication disability which usually occurs after stroke or brain injury. Working in partnership with people with aphasia, Connect runs services such as conversation groups, informal drop-in sessions and counselling.

Volunteer role: Communication Facilitator / Supporter

Responsible to: Drop-in facilitators with aphasia (and Morwenna Finn, Connect staff member)

Hours: First and third Tuesday of month, 14.00 – 16.30

Location: North Oxford Association Community Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DP

Skills required
* Good communication skills and be able to take part in a conversation with a person with aphasia (training given).
Support / training provided by Connect
* Disability equality and communication skills training
* Induction

If you’re interested please contact Morwenna Finn on 020 7367 0861 or morwennafinn@ukconnect.org