Volunteer with LCiL

Published: May 14, 2021

The SDS Team are delighted to announce an exciting new volunteer role with LCiL – Peer Co-Facilitators. Volunteers in this role will help assist with the facilitation and delivery of peer support groups and workshops with the SDS team.

Successful applicants will be invited to participate in an upcoming three week training programme to be trained as Peer Co-Facilitators through a series of face to face training sessions.  These sessions will give successful applicants the skills and information they need to succeed as volunteer Peer Support Co-Facilitators within the team at LCiL.

The Training Programme

This three week training programme will run on Thursdays from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Venue to be confirmed.

  • Thursday 10th June 
  • Thursday 17th June 
  • Thursday 24th June 

These sessions will provide a grounding in the principles of facilitation and the approach used by LCiL, including:

  • LCiL and its services 
  • the social model of disability  
  • stages of empowerment  
  • peer support in general 
  • practicalities of this role and how you’ll be supported  
  • practicing skills, for example: 
    • active and constructive listening 
    • how to manage boundaries  
    • managing emotions – yours and other people’s 
    • managing endings  
    • support and supervision conversations 

To find out more about this opportunity to volunteer with LCiL and apply, please click here.

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