Day-Care Volunteer

  • VO91444


To attend the Beacon Club 10am – 2.30pm on one of the following days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
To help with:
Assisting staff to set up the day’s activities and tidying up afterwards.
Escorting the members on and off the minibus safely and while they are mobilising elsewhere should they require this.
Laying tables and serving meals, observing club hygiene procedures.
Helping the members get the best out of a range of planned activities and outings.

Organisation aims and objectives

Space @ The Broomhouse Hub is a Scottish Award nominated Charity organisation delivering diverse services supporting young people, families, older people, and carers – amongst others – engaging with local people more than 34,000 times last year. More than 30 years on, with a new community hub building and still with local community groups and trustees at its core, Space continues working to improve the happiness, mood & mental well-being of our community members, enhancing physical health, and developing skills & job opportunities, whilst growing the confidence of the residents of our area and beyond in South West Edinburgh. We do this by nurturing, supporting, and inspiring people of all ages so that lives are fuller, the potential is fulfilled and community connections flourish.










4 and a half hours per week for a minimum of 12 months


Experience required: Have a positive attitude to training and attend training by arrangement. Be committed to the well-being of older people with dementia. Have a non-judgmental approach towards others’ beliefs, values and lifestyle. Have reasonably good listening and communication skills. Be willing to work as part of a team.
Travel details:,-3.1352303,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4887b8cf1a538f2d:0xb8253fbec106c719!8m2!3d55.9049468!4d-3.1328828 Public Transport includes 36, 11 and 3 Out of pocket expenses will be paid
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses provided.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Volunteers receive training and support throughout their time with us. They also receive free meals while at the club and have their travel expenses reimbursed.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet