Friendly Friday is a weekly social group, facilitated by Sheffield Mind to combat social isolation and loneliness. They do not offer any one-to-one support at the session and there is a strong emphasis on peer support; attendees are encouraged to talk to each other, to develop conversation, confidence and other social skills.
The emphasis of the sessions is social activity, They are looking for people who will help facilitate events such as games and quizzes and who will be comfortable talking and listening to participants and will help facilitate introductions to get people talking and interacting with each other.
Volunteers will also be required to help with refreshments and to help set up and tidy up at the beginning and end of the session.
Fridays from 1 - 3pm
3.0 hours a week over a period of 6 months
To find out more information about this role and similar opportunities, book an informal chat appointment with a member of the Volunteering team.