The Alzheimer's Society are in need of volunteers.

Group support volunteers are required to provide support to the group leader and enable people affected by dementia to engage and socialise with other group members or participants in a welcoming environment. Volunteers will need to help set out the room, put out signage, record attendees and prepare and serve simple refreshments as well as welcoming and talking to guests and participants.

The Society is also in need of administration support.

Duties will include filing, photocopying, receiving visitors and answering telephone calls.

Volunteers will also need to assist with the planning and organisation of meetings, assist with stationery and other purchase orders, help with mailings and the distribution of publications, handle post and process data.

The charity research into dementia care, cause, cure and prevention to help support people with the condition.

For further information and details of how to apply contact Thornbury Volunteer Centre on 01454 413392 or email