We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
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.
The Community Volunteer Service offers social support to those with a life limiting illness receiving palliative care in their own homes. This is an opportunity to offer support with activities such as:
Roxburgh House provides palliative care for those with a life limiting illness.
Experience required: We are looking for volunteers with good communication skills and the ability to get on with others.
Travel details: Depending on the activity, in the individual's house or possible trips around Dundee, e.g., shops, cinema, park, pub.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
Training details: Induction will cover moving and handling, cross infection, loss and bereavement training. 1:1 and group support is planned.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer