Marina R., coordinator of the Volunteering Programme.

Afaga volunteers develop an important task of support and accompaniment to those who suffer from a neurodegenerative illness. Among the important tasks that the volunteering team has to develop stands out the following:

  • Provide company and emotional support
  • Give some general information about the association
  • Accompany when walking
  • Talk to the relatives
  • Accompany the patient so as to provide respite to the carer
  • Participate in the group activities of the association
  • Take part in excursions and trips
  • Collaborate with the different programmes organised by the association
  • Participate in the activities organised to raise funds for the association
  • Participate in the organised parties of the association
  • Participate in the intergenerational meetings (relatives, patients and volunteers)