Health Connections is looking to recruit new Talking Café Host volunteers.

Commitment: Talking Cafe Host volunteers commit to 1 or 2 cafes per week and other volunteers just a few times a month. We are always grateful for as little or as much time as our volunteers can give. 

Purpose: Health Connections mission statement is ‘Enabling all people in the Bailiwick to be connected to information and support that helps them live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. 

Talking Cafes are an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and chat to a Talking Cafe Host volunteer and a Health Connector about activities, support, and services in the community in local cafes which adopt the Talking Café Charter. 

Requirements of Talking Café Volunteers: 

  • Completion of Health Connections FREE Community Connector Training
  • Confident in using the Health Connections Directory to signpost people to support that matters to them
  • Willingness, confidence and ability to talk to new people
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Friendly, calm and empathic
  • Excellent understanding and adherence to maintaining confidentiality, the Health Connections Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy and process.
  • Basic police check and Level 2 safeguarding training provided during volunteer induction
  • Attend Talking Café Team monthly Meetings 
  • Attend Meet the Directory events.

For more information contact: recruitment or visit our website