Day-Care Volunteer

  • VO91444


Description

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

At Space and Broomhouse Hub, we aim to be an anchor organisation. Our mission is to create opportunities that make a positive difference to the lives of our community, people in Broomhouse, Sighthill & Parkhead, and SW Edinburgh, to enable them to flourish, thrive and achieve their highest potential. Our vision is to enable the amazing people, young and old, who engage with our work to flourish through a sense of community and enriching experiences.

Availability

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

Restrictions

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: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Gilmerton+New+Church/@55.9050179,-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

Support

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

Last updated 16 days ago