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of everyone affected by epilepsy

Accredited volunteer (AV)

What is the purpose of the role?

To raise awareness and understanding about epilepsy, improving public knowledge and support for the condition

What’s involved?

  • Deliver epilepsy awareness sessions
  • Support local events such as ‘awareness and information days
  • Promote the AV service in the area

What skills and experience do I need?

  • Completion of the AV training programme
  • Able to deliver presentations effectively and with confidence
  • Able to present information clearly
  • Comfortable engaging with groups and individuals
  • Able to answer questions clearly and concisely
  • Enthusiastic and resourceful
  • Knowledge and/or personal experience of epilepsy
  • Experience of presenting to groups of different types and sizes
  • Experience of using PowerPoint presentation software
  • Positive attitude to people with long term health needs

What support and training will I receive?

Support from Local Services Manager

Training:

  • AV training programme
  • Induction training
  • Update training

Availability

  • Two to four hours a month
  • Some volunteering in the evening or weekends possible

Location

Travel to venues will be necessary

Expenses

Reasonable expenses will be repaid

For an informal chat about this role please contact us on 0113 210 8800 or email volunteer@epilepsy.org.uk

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