Peer Advocacy

Interview Dates: 17th or 18th September. Course dates: 24, 25, 28, 29, 30 Sept 01 October FREE


Your views, experience and ideas can help change things for the better. We aren’t the experts —YOU are.

There are a few ways to get involved; whether its telling us your story or becoming a volunteer. We can offer support, training to learn new skills and the chance to give others a voice.

Interested? Try our checklist to see if its right for you:

Skills and experience needed:
Have a lived experience of homelessness.
Be willing to travel.
Practice good time keeping.
 Have good verbal and written communication skills.
Be secure in recovery if relevant.

Qualities of a good peer advocate:
Be a good listener who is interested in others and what they have to offer.
Be confident to speak about their own experiences.
Treat others in a non-judgemental way and with respect.
Be committed and reliable.
Understand the importance of boundaries
Comfortable to ask for support when needed.
Be keen to learn new skills.

What do I get in return?
An extensive training package and a certificate at the end
Learn new skills and gain experience which can add to your CV.
Gain insight into the inequalities faced by homeless people which will be used to change the way services are run.
Get to know EHP’s work and be an important part of making things better in Exeter
Volunteer travel costs, refreshments and other expenses will be provided by EHP
Support to investigate your own progression and future goals.

Book now to register your interest and our Team will be in touch to discuss the programme with you. 

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