Social Buddies

  • VO75667


Description

Health and Social Care Moray's Buddy scheme provides a wide variety of volunteering roles to help reduce social isolation for those who are vulnerable aged 18 to 100+. The aim is to keep people connected to their local communities and in some cases reconnected to activities previously enjoyed. Health and Social Care Moray deal with requests covering the whole of the Moray area and currently support 105 volunteer buddies aged 16 to 90. This service is in high demand having received over 1200 requests for volunteers in just over 7 years. Could you volunteer to help with us? Please check out website www.moray.gov.uk/volunteering , or contact us by email on volunteering.CC@moray.go.uk

Organisation aims and objectives

Moray Council supports and promotes volunteering within the work of all departments. Volunteers are valued as a key community resource in helping strengthen citizenship involvement and in turn, improve the quality of life for everyone in Moray.

Restrictions

Experience required: Training provided. Patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, ability to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures. PVG check required, paid for by Moray Council.
Minimum age: 18

Last updated 2 months 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.