ReConnect Group Volunteer

  • VO78949


ReConnect supports lonely and isolated older adults across rural Clydesdale with a variety of interventions aimed at increasing confidence, self-esteem and social networks. Our social activity groups are an important part of their programme offering opportunities within a variety of locations to socialise in a warm and welcoming environment whilst enjoying a stimulating activity, a cuppa and a good old laugh!

Responsibilities will be:

  • To complete necessary training as required
  • To prepare a schedule of activities with support from the Project Worker
  • To coordinate purchases of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a treat (biscuits or cake) for the group
  • To take a register of attendees, flagging new members to the Project Worker so that relevant paperwork can be completed
  • To welcome group members, facilitating introductions and ensuring group members feel included and comfortable
  • To deliver scheduled activity
  • To prepare teas, coffees and snacks at break time
  • To ensure safe departure of all group participants
  • Record and report any concerns, accidents and incidents immediately to the Project Worker
  • To attend ReConnect volunteer and review meetings
  • To abide by the General Volunteer Agreement and adhere to Healthy Valleys policies

Organisation aims and objectives

Healthy Valleys is a community led health improvement organisation located in rural South Lanarkshire which aims to promote health and well being opportunities in order to reduce health inequalities.










3 hours per fortnight Flexible to suit


Volunteers must be 21yrs or over. PVG Check and references will be required.
Experience required: Positive attitude, good organisational skills, caring and supportive, patient, respect individuals and ensure confidentiality at all times, ability to motivate older people and communicate effectively with them and non-judgemental. Experience of working and engaging with older people is desirable but not essential. Good knowledge of age related conditions; mental health, addictions, dementia.
Travel details: This volunteering takes place in SOUTH LANARKSHIRE Throughout rural Clydesdale
Minimum age: 21


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.
Training details: Induction training and any ongoing support required for the role.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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