Female Volunteer Befriender

  • VO58414


Description

The times would be Thursdays in Ashgrove project, Quarriers Village 1-3pm or 10am- 1pm until the Lady is happy to move out into a community environment with Volunteer. Activities on a Thursday could be meal preparation, offering direction with domestic chores.
When out in the community it would be exercise class – yoga, Zumba ect and again it would be a Thursday and it would depend on the times of these classes.
COMMITMENT REQUIRED:
6 months - 1 year to build up a friendship between lady and volunteer.

Organisation aims and objectives

Quarriers is a Scottish charity providing practical support and care for children, adults and families. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity and choice, to bring about positive change in people's lives. Quarriers operates 127 Projects throughout Scotland and South-West England. They vary greatly, due to the wide variety of needs that we address but include group homes and supported living services for people with physical and learning disabilities, support services and Scotland's only residential assessment service for people with complex forms of epilepsy; a residential and day school and community based projects for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; hostels and support services for young homeless people; family centres; respite and long term care for children with a range of disabilities and other difficulties and support services for carers.

Availability

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Restrictions

The potential volunteer should ideally be between the ages of 50-60, this is the preference of the person we support
Experience required: • Good communication skills • Good sense of humour • Enjoys music

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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