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Y Knot Drop- in Lunch Club Volunteers

  • VO75768


Description

Help with soup making and/or serving, supporting and socializing at our fantastic Y Knot Drop- in Lunch Club
You would be joining a team of volunteers, helping to provide a safe, welcoming space where visitors can relax and enjoy a friendly chat and a variety of activities, such as cards, dominoes and occasionaly crafts. Our visitors are people from all walks of life who need support to deal with challenges to their mental health.

Volunteers can choose from a variety of options:

9.30am to 2.30pm Making soup, serving, joining in activities
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12noon to 2.30pm Serving, helping to clear up, joining in activities. (Everyone has lunch together)

A monthly rota ensures that volunteers can tailor their volunteering times to fit in with other commitments. Some work once a month, others every week or once a fortnight. We would be happy to discuss details with you should you decide to apply-and we're hoping that you will. Preliminary visits would be very welcome.

Training and support is also provided and all volunteers are greatly appreciated.
Contact us by phone or e-mail at e-mail: maggie.whyte@churchofscotland.org.uk or tel.: 01224 635694 to arrange to “drop in” one Thursday.

Organisation aims and objectives

Aberdeen St Stephen’s Church is a welcoming Church which serves the community. We are also a registered charity.

Availability

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The Drop-in is held every Thursday, at St Stephens Church, 31 Powis Place, Aberdeen AB25 3TS 12noon to 2.30pm, with an earlier start for those setting up and making soup (9.30am approx).

Restrictions

Experience required: An interest in and/or experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties and respecting the ethos of the Christian church. Soup makers very welcome.
Travel details: The Drop-in is held every Thursday, at St Stephens Church, 31 Powis Place, Aberdeen AB25 3TS 12noon to 2.30pm, with an earlier start for those setting up and making soup (9.30am approx). 17A, 18, 23 and 727 buses stop at the front of the church with 19 on George St and 11 on Hutcheon St.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are available for volunteers. These would be discussed on an individual basis.
Training details: Training and support is also provided and all volunteers are greatly appreciated. Includes initial orientation and ongoing update meetings. Safeguarding training. New volunteers would be assured that they can approach any member of the existing team for advice and support. Safeguarding training is given to all volunteers by the Safeguarding Service of the Church of Scotland. Induction takes the form of shadowing existing volunteers. New volunteers can approach any member of the team for support.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 17 days ago