Volunteering

BDAA was launched on 9th July 2013 and our aim is to make Bristol – “The Dementia Friendly City of the UK”

 We need volunteers to:

  • Organise and run Dementia Awareness sessions (full training and support provided)
  • Take our “Dementia Guides” to retailers/businesses and explain who BDAA is and what we are trying to achieve.
  • Revisit with “Purple Angel Dementia Aware” stickers
  • Help to run stalls at events such as Dementia Awareness Days
  • Support us financially or contact organisations about possible funding

We have several volunteer positions and always welcome any support you can give.

BDAA offers:

  • Team support – we are a small team – we all work together and support each other. Everyone’s ideas are welcome
  • Ongoing relevant training as needed
  • Visit our monthly Memory Café – Happy Days whenever you can – join in the fun and celebrate living with Dementia
  • Lots of cake! We’re rather passionate about cake!

All our volunteers must have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Be flexible
  • Be reliable
  • Have office skills (if relevant for position)
  • Work unpaid! However travel expenses can be paid.

Positions available: