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This is an opportunity for someone with basic gardening experience and some time available to help residents of the charity to enjoy their gardens much more. The role is mainly light garden maintenance; grass cutting, pruning and tidying but with the hope that positive interactions with residents will also bring huge rewards. There is also a desire by the charity to expand this role to include supporting people with light gardening work in the wider community.
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This is a wonderful opportunity for a solo artist /duo or small group (amateur or professional) with a little spare time to help residents of the charity to enjoy the experience of live music of an evening in their shared supported living homes. The role is designed to be totally informal, fun and enjoyable but with the hope that all concerned having a really good time while reaping the life benefits that music brings. We would wish musicians to bring their own instruments/equipment but all other expenses would be paid.
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This is a wonderful opportunity to support a local Stranraer woman with a learning disability to go out and about in the town to meet and greet people, have snacks, do light shopping and generally feel included in the community. The role is designed to be fun but with meaningful outcomes for enjoyment, inclusion and health and wellbeing. No personal care is involved.
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This is a wonderful opportunity for a volunteer to support local men in their supported living house in Stranraer to do activities and pass-times, including playing dominoes, cards and puzzles and generally have quality time and fun. The role is designed to have meaningful and positive outcomes for enjoyment, inclusion and health and wellbeing.
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This is a wonderful opportunity to support a young woman with a learning difficulty in Annan to go out and about in the town to meet and greet people, have snacks, go shopping, the cinema, countryside walks , enjoy photography and to really spend time feeling included in the community. The role is designed to be fun but with meaningful outcomes for enjoyment, inclusion and health and wellbeing. No personal care is required.
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This is a wonderful opportunity to support a local woman in Dumfries with a learning difficulty to do activity pass-times within the comfort of her own supported living house including baking, reading, music and puzzles and generally have quality time and fun. The role is designed to have meaningful and positive outcomes for enjoyment, inclusion and health and wellbeing.
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This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with good IT user skills and experience and a little spare time to help residents of the charity to learn and enjoy using computers, smart phones and social media. All IT equipment will be made available and all expenses met. The role is designed to be totally informal, fun and enjoyable but with the aim of gaining immense outcomes and life benefits for people with disability There is also a desire by the charity to expand this role to include supporting people in the wider community.
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This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with good beautician skills and experience (amateur or professional) to support disabled residents to have nail, make-up or hair styling treatments or sessions at the residents supported living accommodation as a fun 'pamper' session or as and when desired. The role is designed to be fun but with some meaningful outcomes to be enjoyed by all concerned! The volunteer would be asked to provide some basic materials initially but all necessary supplies as required or recommended would be purchased ongoing.
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This is a very important and meaningful role and a great opportunity to support Leonard Cheshire's residents. Tasks include working with the Volunteer Co-ordinator to arrange regular street collections by volunteers; administer the collection and return of collection cans in the community and in local shops, count the collection money and maintain basic spreadsheets (training given if required). All money raised in the region is spent in the region.
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Supported by the Volunteer Co-ordinator, this is a really enjoyable role delivering talks about Leonard Cheshire to the public in community venues, as and when arranged. Preprepared slides and IT projection equipment are available. The volunteer will meet new people, gain skills, broaden horizons and have lots of fun!
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