Volunteering Types of volunteering Torbay Resource Centre Peer Support Volunteer What does the role involve? Supporting individuals through face-to-face sessions Participating in all training required and organised by Bipolar UK Ensuring all records are produced on time and in good descriptive quality Liaising with Bipolar UK to ensure any cancellations or changes to appointment sessions are communicated as soon as possible Compliance with Bipolar UK policies and procedures, including guidelines on safeguarding and confidentiality Communicating regularly with the Bipolar UK Group Development team and participating in regular one-to-one supervision Administrative tasks associated with the resource centre. Benefits of volunteering: Using your skills & experience to help others affected by bipolar Being part of a team Developing your confidence Developing transferable skills for employment or training Increasing your knowledge of living with and managing bipolar Developing organisational and facilitation skills We are looking for volunteers who have: Personal experience of bipolar (e.g. a diagnosis of bipolar or a family member or friend). Empathy and understanding of the needs of others. Good active listening, interpersonal and communication skills. Awareness of their own wellbeing, and are able to seek support when needed. The ability to volunteer within a team. Commitment to the principles and values of Bipolar UK Next steps: Find out more and download the role description. Download and complete our application form for volunteering. Send your completed application form to [email protected] Please note: if completing our application form on an Apple Mac, please do not use the in-built Apple Preview program as a known bug prevents it from completing PDFs correctly. Please download the official Adobe Reader instead.