The volunteer would attend fundraising meetings help plan and organise events. The fundraising meetings are normally once per month for about 1 hour. The volunteer may be asked to take the minutes at the meeting and type them up. We are looking for a volunteer that has ideas for fundraising and is enthusiastic in helping the charity raise funds.
Mid-Lin Day Care provides day care facilities for older people in Dundee. Our facility operates on the principle of alleviating social isolation and providing support which helps older people to remain living independently for longer. Our service users have transport to and from the centre provided, along with nutritious three course lunches. Person centred activities and live entertainment bring enjoyment and stimulation to our service users as part of our activities programme. Mid-Lin now operates with 9 staff and 40 volunteers caring for a wide range of needs through physical and mental debility including late stage dementia.
Experience required: An understanding/appreciation of older and vulnerable people’s issues; Ability to be a team player or work on own initiative when necessary; Ability to be flexible; Offer empathy, patience and a listening ear; Good knowledge of Dundee area would be helpful but not necessary.
Travel details: Mid-Lin Daycare, Pitkerro Drive, Dundee DD4 8AT. Buses that come near the centre are the 32/33 Forfar Road 15/17 Pitkerro Road
Minimum age: 17
Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: We will provide a buddy for you so you have someone you can approach if you have difficulties. You can also come direct to management if you have any issues. We will also offer supervision every 3 months to give you the opportunity to discuss any training needs you require and to give you a chance to reflect on your work.
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