Social Club / Lunch Club Volunteer

  • VO87555
  • Suitable for groups


Description

To assist in the provision of a pre-cooked lunch to RVS clients once a week that enables our older and vulnerable people to get out of the house and engage with other people with a hot meal included. Be able to serve the food and provide hot and cold drinks and chat with the clients. Lunch Club locations are Perth, Bridge of Earn and Crieff. The Social Club is every 2 weeks in St Matthews Church in Perth where volunteers are required to help serve hot and cold refreshments and engage with clients by chat, games and entertainment.

Organisation aims and objectives

RVS. aims to help people maintain independence and dignity in their own homes and communities, particularly in later life. This strategy places increased emphasis on: - Food delivered to the home - Extending the service we provide in hospitals to include not just cafes and shops but also patient support and get-you-home service - Community help schemes that support independence for older and housebound people at home and in their community - Emergency services to support those vulnerable through national or other disasters

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Restrictions

Experience required: No skills or experience required. We would like volunteers that want to help older and vulnerable people get out of their homes and enjoy an hour or two in the company of others.
Travel details: Travel from the volunteer's home to the club venue required. Expenses are paid at 45p per mile.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 45p per mile from home to place of volunteering duty.
Training details: Basic awareness training is provided for dementia, equalities, safeguarding, manual handling and food safety.

Last updated 2 months ago

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