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The Countrymen's Club Volunteer

  • VO75206


Description

Volunteers are a crucial part of The Countrymen’s Club and we would like to hear from anybody that is interested in supporting older people in their community. We are particularly keen to hear from older people who want to support their peers.The Countrymen’s Club is currently recruiting volunteers for the following roles:
People with an interest in the out of doors or farming life, to help run sessions for older men at our working farm in Mulben. If you like farm life, getting your hands dirty and hearing tales of how things used to be done then this is for you!

PVG will be required but we can do that free of charge through the charity.

The sessions are planned for Saturdays at 2 30 pm and Mondays at 730 pm

Each session will last one hour and volunteers will need to be on site for approximately two hours

Organisation aims and objectives

Rehabilitation of equines

Availability

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Restrictions

Experience required: No experience is needed as full training is given. Qualities desired are a love of the countryside and animals, empathy with older people, resilience, communication and teamwork Reliability will also be very important as we will not be able to run the session if the volunteer does not arrive. For safeguarding reasons volunteers for this work need to be over 18.
Travel details: Mulben , no public transport.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Taster available: Yes

Last updated 2 days 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.