Support Group Volunteer Opportunities

Support Group

If you wish to volunter with Aware's Support Groups, you must be:

It is essential before you apply that you follow these steps:

  1. Inform yourself about Aware and its services, particularly Support Groups
  2. Read through the support group volunteer role description
  3. Read Aware’s Volunteer Statement of Commitment and consider it carefully
  4. Only apply for your preferred service. If appropriate, you will be recommended to a different service opportunity during the recruitment process.

The next phase of volunteer recruitment will open on 4 June, if you would like to be informed when it is open to apply, please register your interest below.

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At Aware we believe equality and diversity are central to our success. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures. Read Aware's equality and diversity policy.

Volunteers are a valuable and vital resource without which Aware could not provide its services.  Volunteers are encouraged to get involved at all levels of the organisation. They bring a unique and valuable perspective that enrich the services we offer. Read Aware's volunteer policy.

Things to consider when applying for a volunteer role with Aware services.

In the interests of your self care and acknowledging the commitment required for this role please check through this list and consider your availability to commit to the volunteering role before applying.

Questions that applicants can expect to be asked during phone interviews.

Here is what some of our volunteers have to say about their experience supporting the people in our communities who need Aware services...

"I think it's an immense privilege to volunteer for such a wonderful organisation and to see that the small part we play as facilitators can have such a huge transformative impact on people's lives."
- Leona, Support Group Volunteer

"I volunteer because it is one of the most rewarding experiences as a facilitator to see week by week, within the group, the progress that is made. From the first time visit, where it took huge effort and courage to attend, to their knowing they are not alone and being able to encourage and give feedback to new members as the weeks go by. It is so rewarding to see this, and I leave there counting my blessings, we are all human and it's not always an easy thing to do."
- Support Group Volunteer

If you're interested in volunteering and have any additional queries, please talk to Emma on or call her on 01 237 4926.


1800 80 48 48

Available Monday to Sunday from 10am - 10pm.

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Email at any time. You can expect a response within 24 hours.

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