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Irish in Britain: Cuimhne Champions


Irish In Britain

Irish in Britain is the national charity supporting a wide network of diverse Irish organisations that make up its membership across Britain. The Irish community is made up of many inspirational organisations and individuals, our purpose is to bring together these many voices – to share expertise, to represent, to campaign for and support the growth and wellbeing of our community and the infrastructure around it.

Opportunity: Cuimhne Champions

Opportunity description

After taking part in our training on Understanding Memory Loss and Dementia and discussing your skills, interests and time availability with us you can volunteer as a Cuimhne Champion, helping to promote inclusion of people living with dementia, their family and carer. There are lots of different opportunities within this role which can be tailored around your interests, skills, time and community need.

Commitment required / duration: negotiable

Training provided: All volunteers will be given an induction into our work and training on Understanding memory loss and dementia.

Benefits and perks: Through volunteering you will develop understanding of memory loss and dementia, meet new people, share existing skills and gain new ones, make a difference within our community, champion equality and inclusion and build experience . 

Skills required: enthusiasm, interest and a willingness to learn plus various skills depending on the role tailored for you (eg arts and craft, listening and communication skills, photography, event organisation, writing, public speaking, social media)

Opportunity location: London or beyond within one of our member groups – to be discussed

Travel expenses: out of pocket travel expenses may be reimbursed with receipts

How to apply: Please email or call 0203 903 0985 to arrange to have an informal chat about your interests, availability and our opportunities

Closing date: on–going opportunity