Overtonlea Volunteer

  • VO73103


Overtonlea Care Centre has a variety of volunteering opportunities both indoors and outdoors. Roles include:
Volunteering with the service users to have meaningful activities. / Volunteering for our gardening services / Volunteering for taking service users out to attend community events / Volunteering for our Overtonlea Community Garden
.• Volunteer administrators (they currently have a young person doing a modern apprenticeship on placement but they will be leaving soon)
• Volunteers to lead group activities at the Centre or 1 to 1 sessions with residents
• Volunteers to do handyman or maintenance tasks under the direction of the paid handyman
• Volunteer gardeners
• Volunteers to help out on an ad hoc basis e.g. helping to take residents to Cunningsburgh Show and other activities outside the centre
• Volunteers to help at the 3 ‘homely’ afternoons that they have at the Centre each year

Organisation aims and objectives

Overtonlea is a modern, purpose built residential home for adults with complex support needs in the South Mainland of Shetland. We offer residential support on a long term basis as well as respite support. We provide person centred support to individuals who reside at Overtonlea.


Experience required: Patience, kindness, enthusiasm, happy disposition, understanding, the ability to maintain confidentiality, good communication skills, positive attitude to older people.
Travel details: Overtonlea Care Centre, Levenwick.
Minimum age: 12


Expenses details: No.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet