BECOME A CONNECTOR

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Are you a student or staff member at Swansea University or University of Wales Trinity Saint David who is interested in supporting CONNECT?

We have a range of volunteering opportunities available for you to get involved in.

Read the role descriptions to find out about each opportunity and complete an expression of interest form to apply. If you have any questions, contact CONNECT at your university to speak to a member of the team.

Available Connector Roles

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Student Connector (one-to-one)

Student Connectors receive full training to provide one-to-one peer support to students who are struggling with their wellbeing. This may include listening, sharing your own experiences or supporting students to access university or community support services & social activities.
We are not currently taking on new volunteers for this role. However, if you are interested in volunteering for this role in the future, please complete an expression of interest form and we will contact you when the role becomes available again.

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Group Connector

Group Connectors receive full training to support the facilitation of group wellbeing sessions for other students at the university. Working as a team, Group Connectors will create activities & resources for wellbeing sessions, share practical self-care skills with students and signpost to relevant support services.

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Social Media Connector

Social Media Connectors will work as a small team to develop engaging social media content for all CONNECT social media channels. We are looking for creative students with strong communication skills and a knowledge of mental health & wellbeing.

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Staff Connector

This role is available to existing student-facing staff within the university. Staff will receive Mental Health First Aid training to further your skills when responding to student wellbeing issues. Staff Connectors will be an additional point of support for students & student Connectors and will aid with the promotion of CONNECT within the university.

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Student Connector (one-to-one)

Student Connectors receive full training to provide one-to-one peer support to students who are struggling with their wellbeing. This may include listening, sharing your own experiences or supporting students to access university or community support services & social activities.

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Social Media Connector

Social Media Connectors will work as a small team to develop engaging social media content for all CONNECT social media channels. We are looking for creative students with strong communication skills and a knowledge of mental health & wellbeing.

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Staff Connector

This role is available to existing student-facing staff within the university. Staff will receive Mental Health First Aid training to further your skills when responding to student wellbeing issues. Staff Connectors will be an additional point of support for students & student Connectors and will aid with the promotion of CONNECT within the university.