Description

The MKHH Friendship club provides entertainment and company to those in the local community supported by a friendly team of volunteers. A volunteer group leader, with support from MKHH staff would coordinate the fortnightly running of the Friendship Club. This would involve a range of duties, including planning a programme of entertainment, coordinating transport and coordinating memberships of the Friendship Club.

Full induction, training and support will be provided.

Organisation aims and objectives

A charity aimed to help improve the health and wellbeing of the local community, with volunteers being at the heart of what we do. Some of the work includes supporting people with dementia and their carers and helping others become more connected in their community. We are a dynamic and evolving charity and are looking to expand on all the good work we do with the help of additional volunteers

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Restrictions

Experience required: The volunteer would be expected to have good organisational and coordination skills, along with good communication and listening skills. Previous experience of working or volunteering in supporting groups for older people is desirable but not essential.
Travel details: Opportunity is based at Mearns Kirk Halls, 404 Mearns Road, Newton Mearns, G77 5BU. There is parking available and is accessed by First Bus number 4, if traveling by public transport.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All out of pocket expenses are reimbursed on submission of receipts. Public transport tickets will also be reimbursed. Mileage is paid at current HMRC rates.
Taster details: A volunteer interested in this role would be welcome to attend a half day session as part of the recruitment process and volunteer as a helper to the Friendship Club to familiarise themselves with the format of the club.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 21 days ago