Why Volunteer Volunteering with NEWCIS is a great way to help deliver services to carers in Flintshire, Denbighshire and Wrexham. You don’t need to be a carer to volunteer with us and we offer flexible and voluntary work in a variety of roles and locations. You would be joining a friendly and welcoming team and would be valued and supported in your role. Contact NEWCIS for an informal chat on: Flintshire 01352 752525 Denbighshire 01745 331181 The benefits of volunteering include: Increased confidence Easing isolation Gaining new skills and experience - most roles offer training and opportunities to gain new skills Making new friends from different backgrounds with different experiences "The day NEWCIS came to see me changed my world. I now volunteer for NEWCIS and I love it!” Memory Cafés Memory Cafés are social gatherings in community settings throughout Flintshire where people with memory loss and their carers can enjoy a range of activities and obtain information. Your Task: As a volunteer you would: Provide help and support to the staff Encourage social interaction Help with practical activities Promote positive awareness of dementia Training is available to support you in your role. As a volunteer you need: Good listening skills A friendly manner Willing to take advantage of learning opportunities Willing to work within NEWCIS policies and procedures Talking Points In Denbighshire staff and volunteers support Talking Points in a number of community venues. Your Task: As a volunteer you would Provide information on NEWCIS services and complete NEWCIS referral forms Training is available to support you in your role. As a volunteer you need: A friendly, welcoming manner Some local knowledge To be willing to work within NEWCIS policies and procedures "I feel more useful. I can use some of the skills I already had to help others."