Volunteer Activities Befriender - Glencaple

  • VO72569


Description

This is a wonderful opportunity to support a young man with a learning difficulty in Glencaple to go out and about in the local area to meet and greet people, have snacks, go shopping, the cinema, do activity pass-times and to really spend time feeling included in the community.
The role is designed to be fun but with meaningful outcomes for enjoyment, inclusion and health and wellbeing..

Organisation aims and objectives

To assist people with disabilities throughout the world, regardless of their colour or creed, by providing the conditions necessary for their physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Frequency and commitment details

We prefer at least 6 months and long term relationships

Restrictions

Experience required: Reliable, flexible and responsible person with an empathy for supporting people with disability to enjoy being out and about and feel more included. No care tasks are involved and wheelchair training will be given.
Travel details: Glencaple or Dumfries. Volunteer travel expenses are paid
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Induction modules to be completed with full support of the volunteer co-ordinator and further free training is available, i.e. emergency first aid

Last updated a month ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.