Healthy and Active in East Kilbride (SL)

Charity registered in Scotland SC032831

(1) To provide relief for persons suffering from mental or physical disability, illness or impairment and in particular those who have sensory impairment or limited mobility, and with particular reference to those who are resident in East Kilbride and environs (the Operating Area) (2) To advance education on all aspects of disability, and in particular disability involving sensory impairment or limited mobility (3) To promote and/or provide training in skills of all kinds, in fields connected with disability.

Current opportunities

We are looking for a friendly person to volunteer in our busy community café called The Meeting Place. As a volunteer your duty is to provide a warm welcome to all visitors. You will assist with taking food orders, ensuring visitors feel welcome, engaging with customers, assisting the kitchen team with clearing tables, keeping kitchen area clean, making tea and coffee and serving food.

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help with our shopping and prescription service. This essential service ensures that those struggling to get out the house or who aren’t fully able to get a shop for themselves can get a weekly shop and maintain independence and have agency of their own shopping. Volunteers will be added to a Whatsapp group where call outs will be made for the shops that week. If the volunteer is available then they offer to do the shop and a member of staff will email the service users details and shopping list, the volunteer with then do the shopping then deliver it the service users’ home then you will be reimbursed for the shop and your millage. This is role is perfect for anyone who wants to help out and make a difference but can’t commit to set weekly time slots.