Group Facilitator Volunteer – Living Well with Dementia Lewisham Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer's Society

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  • Volunteer


London SE6

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About The Role

If you’re confident, enjoy meeting new people and are interested in providing meaningful activities for people affected by dementia, then we’d love to hear from you!

Our groups provide a welcoming and supportive space for people affected by dementia to engage in activities, socialise with others and get support and information.

As a Group Facilitator Volunteer, you’ll provide key support with the administration and running of the group, by coordinating and facilitating activities, welcoming people to the group and keeping records of those attending. You’ll also support with the set-up and tidying away after the group, as well as providing encouragement to people attending to participate in the activities on offer. As well as carrying out the role as part of a team, there may be opportunities to facilitate these group sessions unsupervised, should the need arise.

This role will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Check from either the Disclosure and Barring Service (England & Wales), Disclosure Scotland Check (Scotland) or AccessNI (Northern Ireland). If you require further information regarding Criminal Records Check, please contact

This role will be supporting our Living Well with Dementia group, which will be run partly online and also in person. There will be two sessions a month one which will be online from 10am to 12pm and one from 6:00pm to 9:30pm face to face within the Borough of Lewisham.

Interested? To apply for this role please click on the ‘Apply’ button at the bottom of the page.

You’ll be great for the role if you:

  • You have good verbal communication and facilitation skills
  • You are confident and enthusiastic
  • You enjoy meeting new people and being part of a team
  • You are aware of or are willing to learn about dementia and its impact on people
  • You can demonstrate empathy and compassion

Minimum age 18

If you find completing online applications difficult, please don’t let this stop you from applying….please call or email us and we can support you with the application process. You can contact the Volunteering Support Team by emailing or call on 0300 222 5706.

About Alzheimer’s Society

About Alzheimer’s Society

At Alzheimer’s Society, we believe passionately that life doesn’t end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.

Our Values

We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.

Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.

Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.

Equal Opportunities

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer’s Society.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

If there is anything that you would like us to know, or any support that you need then please email us at and we will be in touch.



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