We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.

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CLASP

CLASP

Charity registered in Scotland SC029988

Community Capacity building and information and support for clients within SIP areas. access to local residents to other agencies (e.g. CHAP). Credit Unions, Local Councillors (holds surgery here). Internet Access, set up community conferences, access to money advice / social work / legal - will advice / advocate. Marketing / Promotional services for community / Voluntary groups


Current opportunities

We are looking for Telephone Befrienders to help out at the HOPE Project Office in Stevenston. This role requires the following: • Someone who likes a good chat and is able to encourage and stimulate an older person to express themselves and feel comfortable engaging in conversation • Inspiring enough confidence further down the line to allow for attendance at a social activity If you like the idea of working alongside older individuals and would enjoy this telephone service then this is the right opportunity for you.

We are looking for Volunteer Befrienders to help support Older People throughout North Ayrshire who are living in their own home. This role requires the following: • Someone to provide companionship and support by visiting the individual in their own home • Where possible, accompany older people to lunch clubs, social activities etc. to increase social interaction and encourage the older person to develop new friendships If you like the idea of working alongside older individuals to prevent isolation then this is the right opportunity for you.