Neighbourhood Group Support Volunteer

  • VO67518


Description

Working in a group session alongside our Mental Health workers. Encourage and support members through various therapeutic activities such as: gentle exercise, walking, craft making, painting, games, light gardening. This opportunity can be for 1,2 or 3 days or afternoons during the week. Must be willing to undertake a disclosure through the PVG Scheme

Organisation aims and objectives

To enhance the quality of life for older people in North Edinburgh by continuing to develop services that measurably reduce isolation and which enable people and other vulnerable and isolated adults to actively participate in community life.

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3 hours per Day. Minimum Commitment: 6 MonthWeekdays

Restrictions

Experience required: Friendly and mature nature, and reliable. Have an understanding of people suffering from mental health issues. Ability to listen and encourage.
Travel details: The group meets at the PEP centre, and often travels out to other locations.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport and out of pocket expenses paid.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 20 days ago