There are lots of different volunteering roles to choose from. The role descriptions for our most popular opportunities can be found below. We often have other opportunities to get involved with special projects or pieces of work.

To find out what is available in your local area please visit our volunteer opportunities search. Please be aware that not all roles are available in all areas.

If you can't find anything that fits your skills and interests, please contact us on volunteering@stroke.org.uk or fill in our volunteering enquiry form and we can talk about what other options might be available for you.

Befriender and peer supporter

Befrienders and peer supporters offer support across our Life After Stroke Services. They help to reduce social isolation and improve the confidence and self-esteem of stroke survivors. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Communication service supporter

Communication service supporters support stroke survivors whose communication has been affected by their stroke to develop new strategies to aid their communication. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Communication training facilitator

Communication training facilitators bring their personal experience of stroke and communication difficulties, known as aphasia, into the training room making the communication training sessions more effective for the participants. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Driver

Drivers provide a safe, comfortable transport service to stroke survivors, and sometimes their carers and families, so that they can continue to feel part of their local community. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Fundraiser

Fundraisers support our fundraising activities on a national or local level to ensure we can continue to support stroke survivors. An accessible version of this role description is available.

IT and online supporter

IT and online supporters support stroke survivors to access new technologies so that they can learn new skills and reduce social isolation. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Office and administration supporter

Office and administration supporters provide administrative support to our head office, one of our regional offices or one of our Life After Stroke Service teams. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Project lead

Project leads use their professional skills and experience to lead on a particular project or piece of work. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Stroke ambassador

Stroke ambassadors help us raise awareness of stroke, stroke prevention and the Stroke Association in their local community. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Stroke group supporter

Stroke group supporters are part of a team who assist in the running of Life After Stroke Services or voluntary groups. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Volunteering support officer

Volunteering support officers coordinate and support volunteers in a Life After Stroke Service, group or geographical area. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Voluntary group committee member

Voluntary group committee members organise and run long term social support groups for stroke survivors. An accessible version of this role description is available.

Voices in Partnership (Volunteering)

As a member of Voice in Partnerships (Volunteering) you will represent Stroke Association volunteers through providing feedback and comment on topics of importance to you and us. An accessible version of this role description is available.

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