Activities Volunteer - Day Services

  • VO85945


Description

This is your opportunity to improve the lives of those within our community while enjoying yourself at the same time. We provide a high standard of care and offer appropriate levels of support for Carers in Perth and Kinross. Giving carers respite we enable those who have a degree of physical and/or mental frailty to remain as independent as possible, to improve their quality of life and to delay possible admission to residential nursing home care.
We have a variety of different clients with a variety of different needs and as an activities volunteer your role would work as part of the team and support people to stay safe, have an enjoyable experience and for them to remain as independent as possible. We are looking for an activities volunteer to inspire and engage our clients to sample the activities such as arts and crafts, games and all ability sports etc. You will build positive relationships with clients and be supportive of them.

Organisation aims and objectives

We provide a high standard of care and offer appropriate levels of support for Carers in Perth and Kinross. Giving carers respite we enable those who have a degree of physical and/or mental frailty to remain as independent as possible, to improve their quality of life and to delay possible admission to residential nursing home care.

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Frequency and commitment details

Minimum 3 hours weekly. Hours or days will be agreed subject to your availability. Time off is arranged as you require.

Restrictions

Experience required: Confident to work with a group independently. Able to encourage others to take part. Confident in leading a group and giving instruction. Previous experience of supporting or leading activities. Support and training can be given to develop skills further.
Travel details: Lewis Place Day Centre, PKAVS Carers Hub, Lewis Place, North Muirton, Perth, PH1 3BD
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: By arrangement

Last updated 5 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.