Handyperson - Cambuslang/Rutherglen

  • VO88579


Description

The Hands on Project (HOP) is a well established project which provides an invaluable handyperson service to isolated members of the community who are frail, elderly, disabled or have mobility problems. The service provides practical assistance with minor tasks around the home such as changing smoke detector batteries, changing light bulbs or curtains or fitting new curtain or towel rails and many other tasks. We do not carry out decorating. Volunteers will not be asked to undertake tasks outside their comfort zone but will be allocated tasks according to their level of skill and expertise.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Hands on Project provides Befriending and in-house practical assistance for the elderly, disabled and those who are housebound. Volunteers from the local community are recruited and trained to carry out the tasks requested and are supported by a Volunteer Development Officer.

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2-3 hours per week (Monday - Friday) - 9am - 4:30pm

Restrictions

PVG Disclosure Check & References are required.
Experience required: Basic DIY skills and reasonable level of communication skills would be useful but training will be provided.
Travel details: This volunteering takes place in SOUTH LANARKSHIRE based within clients' homes, in Cambuslang & Rutherglen area.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Where appropriate public transport costs are reimbursed. Car users receive mileage allowance.
Training details: Induction training and basic H&S will be given. Ongoing support will be provided by the Volunteer Development Officer and appropriate training will be given as available.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 16 days ago