Volunteering Opportunities at a Care Home

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  • Suitable for groups


Our volunteers are a great asset to our homes and care teams. They support us to enrich our residents' lives and remain truly connected to the communities in which they live. From school children who volunteer to take part, to retired professional who want to give something back, our volunteers are as diverse as our teams and residents.

We are a not-for-profit organisation specialising in care homes for the elderly and currently have 98 care homes across England and Scotland.

Glenfairn House Care Home - Sanctuary Care, 28 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UX ·
Sanctuary Care Queens Care Home, 34 Ardayre Road, Prestwick KA9 1QL

If you would like to help our care homes through volunteering, opportunities are available for weekdays or weekends, daytime or early evening.

Volunteer befriender
Leisure and activities volunteer
Walking volunteer
Volunteer driver
Gardening volunteer
Volunteer entertainer
Day care centre volunteer
Hairdressing/beauty volunteer
Housekeeping volunteer
Catering assistant volunteer
Reception volunteer

For more info, please go to https://www.sanctuary-care.co.uk/roles/volunteering to learn more and apply online.












PVG and references are required, for some roles.
Experience required: Listening skills
Travel details: This opportunity is accessible by foot, bus, car and train.
Minimum age: 14


Expenses details: It may be necessary for a volunteer to travel to a location other than their normal place of volunteering, they will be reimbursed travel expenses in line with the Travel and Subsistence Group Procedure. It is at the discretion of each home to cover the travel expenses from the volunteers' home to the care home as a good will gesture. We are mindful of individual financial situations, and we do not want to put up barriers to volunteering, so please feel free to have a chat with your supervisor.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: A meet and greet and a show round are available
Training details: Online course which includes safeguarding, dementia friends, GDPR, life in a care home etc. A meet and greet and a show round will be arranged. Finally, you would need to complete an online course which takes approx. an hour to complete. The whole process could take 3 - 4 weeks to complete.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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