Our voluntary groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors do not become socially isolated. They also help to build the confidence and self-esteem of the people who attend. Our Stroke Group Supporters assist in the running of one, or sometimes more, of these local voluntary groups

Tasks in this role can include:

  • Assist group committee members in arranging activities and events for the group by providing information and contacting local activity and/or service providers.
  • Supporting people to take part in activities organised for the group.
  • Supporting Stroke Association Voluntary Group committee members in setting up and clearing away venues where the group meets.
  • Meeting and greeting group members, including supporting new members to be welcomed and supported.
  • Preparing and providing access to refreshments.
  • Potentially helping with other tasks that ensure the smooth running of the group such as risk assessments, first aid and compiling user feedback.

Please read the full role description before applying. We have opportunities available in the following areas:

Area Role specific information Contact
Alton You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of a new group in Alton. The group meets every Tuesday, 2pm – 4pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Mandy Souter on 07515 596920 or mandy.souter@stroke.org.uk
Banbridge, Northern Ireland The group meets every Monday, 2pm - 4pm. We need two people all aged over 18. Janice Kirkpatrick on 02890508029 or janice.kirkpatrick@stroke.org.uk
Basingstoke The group meets every Wednesday, 2pm – 4pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Samantha Malkin on 01256 842531 or at samantha.malkin@stroke.org.uk
Belfast The South & East Belfast Stroke support group meets every Tuesday morning, 10.30am - 12.30pm. We need two people all aged over 18. Janice Kirkpatrick on 02890508029 or janice.kirkpatrick@stroke.org.uk
Beccles The group in Beccles meets every other Wednesday, 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 848610 or kerry.foot@stroke.org.uk
Brecon (Powys) You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Brecon Neuro Café. The group meets every other Wednesday, 10pm – 12pm and there may be a few hours outside of the meetings to deal with administration/enquiries and committee meetings. We need five people all aged over 18.  Gill Colerick on 07342 049990 or gill.colerick@stroke.org.uk
Bromsgrove The group meets once a week on a Tuesday for two hours per session plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18.  Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Bromsgrove The group meets once a week on a Tuesday for two hours per session plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18. This role requires first aid training - please see full role description for more information. Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Buckingham The group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month, 1.30pm - 3.30pm. You will assist in the meetings, organising activities and recruiting new group members. We also need a volunteer to fulfil the role of treasurer. We need two people all aged over 18. Michal Shalev on 07506120858 or michal.shalev@stroke.org.uk
Coleraine, Northern Ireland The group meets every Thursday 10am - 12pm. We need two people all aged over 18. Janice Kirkpatrick on 02890508029 or janice.kirkpatrick@stroke.org.uk
Evesham The group meets twice a month on a Tuesday for two hours per session plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18.  Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Evesham The group meets twice a month on a Tuesday for two hours per session plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18. This role requires first aid training - please see full role description for more information. Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Farnborough You'll be part of a team who assist in running the group in Farnborough.  The group meets every Monday, 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Samantha Malkin on 01256 842531 or at samantha.malkin@stroke.org.uk
Great Barton The group in Great Barton group meets every Tuesday, 10.30am – 12.30pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 848610 or kerry.foot@stroke.org.uk
Great Shelford (Cambridge) You will be part of a team who will assist in the running of Cambridge Stroke Support Group. The group meets every Thursday, 1pm – 4pm. We need six people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 760006 or volunteeringeast@stroke.org.uk 
Great Yarmouth The group in Great Yearmouth meets every Thursday, 2pm – 4pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 848610 or kerry.foot@stroke.org.uk
Horwich You will be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Bolton West Stroke Group. The group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month, 1pm – 3pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kathryn George or Pamela Bann on 01204 895940 or boltonias@stroke.org.uk
Hillingdon As a Stroke Group Supporter you will be part of a team assisting in the running of one (or more) of these service groups. The group meets second and fourth Monday of each month (excluding Bank Holidays). Group starts at 11am, finishing at 12.30pm. We need two people both aged over 18. Jacqui Guyett 07515 596 959  jacqui.guyett@stroke.org.uk
Lisburn, Northern Ireland The group meets every Friday, 10am - 12pm. We need two people all aged over 18.  Janice Kirkpatrick on 02890508029 or janice.kirkpatrick@stroke.org.uk
Llanfyllin

You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Llanfyllin Neuro Café. The group meets every second Monday of the month, 2pm – 4pm and there may be a few hours outside of the meetings to deal with administration/enquiries and committee meetings. We need five people all aged over 18.

Gill Colerick on 07342 049990 or gill.colerick@stroke.org.uk
Lowestoft The group in Lowestoft meets every Friday, 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 848610 or kerry.foot@stroke.org.uk

Machynlleth

You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Machynlleth Neuro Café. The group meets every Tuesday 2pm – 4pm and there may be a few hours outside of the meetings to deal with administration/enquiries and committee meetings. We need five people all aged over 18.

Gill Colerick on 07342 049990 or gill.colerick@stroke.org.uk
Newtown

You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Newtown Neuro Café. The group meets every Wednesday, 10.30am – 12.30pm and there may be a few hours outside of the meetings to deal with administration/enquiries and committee meetings. We need five people all aged over 18. 

Gill Colerick on 07342 049990 or gill.colerick@stroke.org.uk
Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland The group meets every Thursday, 10am - 12pm. We need two people all aged over 18.  Janice Kirkpatrick on 02890508029 or janice.kirkpatrick@stroke.org.uk
Norfolk We need five volunteers to help at this well established and popular coastal group. The core hours are Tuesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm. Kerry Foot on 01284 848610 or volunteeringcentral@stroke.org.uk
Oxford The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month, 2pm - 4pm, with a minimum commitment of one meeting per month. We need two people all aged over 18.  Michal Shalev on 07506120858 or michal.shalev@stroke.org.uk
Plaistow You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the group in Plaistow. The group meets every Friday, 2pm – 4pm. We need three people all aged over 18.  Lina Choudhury on 0207 940 1340 or lina.choudhury@stroke.org.uk
Reading The group meets on the first and third Thursday of the month, 10am - 12pm, with a minimum commitment of one meeting per month. We need two people all aged over 18. Michal Shalev on 07506120858 or michal.shalev@stroke.org.uk
Redditch The group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday for two and a half hours per session, plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18.  Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Redditch The group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday for two and a half hours per session, plus occasional days out. We need two people all aged over 18. This role requires first aid training - please see full role description for more information. Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Scunthorpe You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the group in Scunthorpe. The group meets every Friday, 10.30am –12.30pm. We need one person aged over 18.  Joanne Drake on 01158712466 or joanne.drake@stroke.org.uk
Stowmarket The group in Stowmarket meets every Thursday between 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 760006 or volunteeringeast@stroke.org.uk 
Stubbington You'll be part of a team who assist in running the Stubbington Stroke Support Group. The group meets every Wednesday, 10.20am and 12.30pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Graham Wake on 07717 275773 or graham.wake@stroke.org.uk
Worcester The group meets fortnightly on a Tuesday for two hours per session. We need two people all aged over 18. This role requires first aid training - please see full role description for more information. Angela Lea on 07392 080003 or angela.lea@stroke.org.uk
Wokingham The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month, 10am - 12pm, with a minimum commitment of one meeting per month. We need two people all aged over 18.  Michal Shalev on 07506120858 or michal.shalev@stroke.org.uk
Wymondham The group in Wymondham meet every other Monday, 1.30pm – 4.00pm. We need five people all aged over 18.  Kerry Foot on 01284 760006 or volunteeringeast@stroke.org.uk 

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