Posted 15th June 2021
We recently celebrated Volunteers’ Week (1-7th June) by sharing a thank you video the staff had made thanking all of our wonderful volunteers for their hard work.
We currently have 22 Dyscover at Home Volunteers helping in our online groups or making a weekly phone call to a member and many other volunteers such as trustees who provide us with leadership and governance. We also have volunteers that help us in our garden, with our newsletter, with our Top Draw scheme, community fundraising and with administration duties.
Many of our volunteers go on to study Speech and Language therapy or get a job in this field – 5 volunteers have done this over the last 12 months, with 4 more due to move on at the end of this term.
We also profiled volunteer Barry who shared his experiences of volunteering with Dyscover. Barry felt that volunteering and helping others with the same condition ‘gives him a warm feel inside’ and that making new friends has ‘helped his confidence and general well-being’.
Do visit our Facebook Page to see the posts in full.