SMART Recovery Volunteer Regional Coordinator

SMART Recovery   Volunteer Regional Coordinator

Added: 01 December 2018

Do you have what it takes to become a SMART Recovery Volunteer Regional Co-ordinator?

We are currently recruiting Volunteer Regional Co-ordinators for various areas across England, including the South West.

Are you an experienced SMART Facilitator, committed wholeheartedly to the SMART Recovery principles and values?

Would you like a wider role in helping to build and support the local SMART Recovery Community in Bristol, Bath and the South West?

Do you have what it takes to support new or inexperienced facilitators in the area?

Can you commit approximately 6 hours per week to this role?

If the answer is yes then please read on…

Due to considerable expansion across the UK over recent times, there is now an urgent need for greater co-ordination at a regional level. We are therefore recruiting Volunteer Regional Co-ordinators to help support our National Co-ordinators.

If selected as a VRC your role will include: –

  • Providing regular opportunities for Meeting Facilitators to meet each other, providing mutual encouragement and sharing of good practice, with specific attention to advice on staying safe in meetings for participants and fidelity to the SMART Recovery meeting programme.
  • Visiting SMART Recovery meetings in your designated area as appropriate.
  • Offering one to one support to Meeting Facilitators as appropriate, particularly in the early stages of their facilitation.
  • Acting as a link between the staff team, Meeting Facilitators and meeting participants, ensuring information is shared both ways

Visit the role description here for further details

In return you can expect: –

  • Regular support and guidance (by phone, face to face or electronic meetings) with the National Coordinator or other staff member as appropriate.
  • To be respected and treated as a valued member of the organisation.
  • To claim any travel or refreshment expenses for activities agreed beforehand with the National Coordinator.
  • Attend training as appropriate to the role and agreed in advance.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post in your area, please contact one of our National Co-ordinators.

To request an application pack please contact our Central Office;

UK SMART Recovery

Dresden House, The Strand, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 2QH

Tel: 0330 053 6022 - email:

Role description available at