Dementia Café Volunteers

  • VO60920


Description

Dementia Café Volunteers

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic and caring volunteers who can help us at the Living Well Cafés we have at Newhills Church, Bucksburn AB21 9SS, Oldmachar Church, Bridge of Don AB22 8PR, High Church Hilton, Aberdeen AB24 4NQ and Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen AB11 6UD. You will receive ongoing training and support including Dementia Friends Sessions, working in partnership with Alzheimer's Scotland and NHS Grampian to help you understand what dementia is and how it may affect people. This is a great opportunity to help make a real difference and all assistance is greatly appreciated. For more information about volunteering with us please contact Jeanette Abel on 07512 141818 or Linda Rendall on 07927 541029 or email us at cafe@thelivingwellproject.org.uk

Organisation aims and objectives

The Living Well Project is a charity which embraces two strands of care within the Community - The Living Well Befriending Service and The Living Well Cafés - providing vital support and companionship to people who may otherwise feel lonely or isolated.

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*Newhills Church and Oldmachar Church Dementia Cafes run on alternate Tuesdays *Ferryhill Church and High Church Hilton Dementia Cafes run on alternate Thursdays. **All cafés run from 1 pm to 3 pm and a warm welcome awaits.

Restrictions

Experience required: Friendly, enthusiastic and caring.
Travel details: People can help at any of the following Living Well Cafés we have at Newhills Church, Bucksburn AB21 9SS, Oldmachar Church, Bridge of Don AB22 8PR, High Church Hilton, Aberdeen AB24 4NQ and Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen AB11 6UD.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers can claim expenses for travel, bus fares to and from the cafes.
Training details: Good support/training is provided to all volunteers. Includes Dementia Friends Training . On-going training and support with supervision from the management team is also provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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.