Volunteer Companion

  • VO84170


Description

No-one Dies Alone Ayrshire are looking for more compassionate companions for their face to face vigiling service, to sit with people who are dying and alone. Companions will be trained and fully supported through peer support and regular companion support groups. A PVG check will be required. There is no other care involved.

Organisation aims and objectives

4 The Organisation is established for charitable purposes only, and in particular the relief of those in need by reason of ill-health. This will be achieved by: 4.1 - advancing compassionate care at the end of life. 4.2 - promoting change in the way we help members of the community at the end of life. 4.3 - relieving the loneliness and/or suffering of people at the end of life

Restrictions

Experience required: Companions must be of a compassionate nature and have the ability to listen. Self care is also an important prerequisite for our own training.
Travel details: Each companion will make their own way to where the person needing support is, so own transport would be ideal.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: We provide training on volunteering for us and what to expect at the end of life.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 22 days ago

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