Care And Share Companionship

Charity registered in Scotland SC048873

Care and Share Companionship provides companionship support to people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation or loneliness. Support is offered by our trained, PVG checked volunteers on a 1-1 basis which may include an introduction to a local group of interest, weekly, fortnightly or monthly. We offer a flexible and personalised approach to address the needs of the person we are supporting, such as shopping, health appointments or visiting family or friends. We also offer telephone support and respite for carers. We aim to provide a service that helps improve health and well being to make people feel valued and part of their community.


Current opportunities

Care and Share Companionship is a Scottish Registered Charity. We support people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area of Fife. Our aim is to provide a service that helps improve health and wellbeing. The role of the Chair is to lead the board of trustees, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities for the governance of the charity, to work in partnership with the manager, helping to achieve the aims of the organisation; building relationships between the board with staff and volunteers and to optimise the skills of the Trustees. To be committed to the aims and values of the Charity. The Chairperson is responsible for making sure that each meeting is planned effectively, conducted according to the constitution and that matters are dealt with in an orderly, efficient manner. To attend and participate in regular Board Meetings, at present via Zoom. For further information please visit our website: www.careandsharecompanionship.org or our Facebook page.

Care and Share Companionship supports older people living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area. Our aim is to provide a service that helps improve health and well-being. Pre Covid-19 we offered support by our volunteers on a face to face basis. Taking people out shopping, to appointments, hairdressers, places of interest such as library, local exhibitions, for a refreshment or simply have a cup of tea and chat at home. They can accompany their 'friend' to groups of interest to help build their confidence or return to a hobby they previously enjoyed. At present following Government guidance, we offer weekly telephone and/or shopping delivery support. Training and guidelines are provided.

Care and Share Companionship is a Scottish Registered Charity. We support people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area of Fife. Our aim is to provide a service that helps improve health and wellbeing. As a Trustee your responsibilities will be to ensure the Charity complies with its governing document. To ensure, protect and manage the financial stability of the Charity for the benefit of the people we support. To contribute actively and be committed, giving direction to achieve the aims and values of the Charity. To attend and participate in regular Board Meetings, at present via Zoom. For further information please visit our website: www.careandsharecompanionship.org or our Facebook page.

Care and Share Companionship is a Scottish Registered Charity. We support people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area of Fife. We are looking for a Treasurer to help us in achieving our potential with knowledge, skills and experience in these roles who are excited about our vision and committed to good governance. Responsibilities include the management and preparation of accounts, book-keeping and working closely with the Board of Trustees to safeguard the organisation's finances. For further information please visit our website : www.careandsharecompanionship.org or our Facebook page.