Peer Support Volunteer

Peer support is a service provided by disabled people, for disabled people. You will listen to the client, and work with them to resolve any issues they have. You will support them to be able to speak up for themselves (self-advocacy). They may need some help to discover the choices available, and decide what to do next. The Peer support team works with our Welfare rights team, Live Well and Safe (equipment team) and Holibreaks+ (alternatives to respite) to provide a holistic service for our Disabled People Lead organisation • Providing a listening service to our clients. • Working on both a one-to-one and group basis • Reporting to Volunteer Training & development worker • 4-6 hours per week. • Location: Manningham Mills, by Zoom or by phone (supplied) • Full accredited training will be given • Supervision available on a weekly basis • Out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed


No qualifications necessary, but you must have the following skills / mindset:  Lived experience of disability or a long-term health condition  good listener  able to empathise  open-minded  non-judgemental  confidential  positive


  • Accessibility
    Accessible building / Service
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Max 6 hours per week


Manningham Mills Community Centre
Lilycroft Road
West Yorkshire

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