Volunteer Day Care Assistant

  • VO77901


Description

Fife Day Care Services are giving you the chance to be part of a team who help to make a positive difference in the lives of socially isolated older people, delivering day support groups at their Active Aging day centre in Lumphinaans. Responsibilities include service meals and refreshments, and helping service users to participate in group activities.

Any travel expenses would be reimbursed, and all drinks, snacks and lunch provided, so no out-of-pocket expenses will be incurred.

You can choose to help out one day a week, or more if you wish..

Organisation aims and objectives

Active ageing day care activity groups for older people (over 65s).

Availability

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This opportunity takes place both during school holidays and in term-time

Frequency and commitment details

5 hours per day, minimum 1 day a week.

Restrictions

Experience required: The ability to show empathy and provide a flexible approach to working with people from different age groups and backgrounds Respect for all areas of confidentiality A compassionate, patient and approachable manner Good verbal communication skills Self-motivated and enthusiastic attitude
Travel details: Day Centre 64 Cedar Avenue Lumphinaans KY4 9FE Volunteers are required to make their own way to and from the centre; travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: And travel expenses will be reimbursed, and food & drink will be provided.
Training details: There will be full induction with: a policies and procedures pack; a senior staff member nominated as a mentor; and regular support and supervision sessions. Furthermore, for any training that the Fife Day Care Services staff team undergo, the volunteers will be offered the chance to also train (for example, first aid and moving & handling).
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 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.