Alzheimer Scotland (Motherwell)

Charity registered in Scotland SC022315

Alzheimers Scotland is leading specialist demeneia charity and works to improve the lives of everyone affected by dementia. We provide information and support and a network of services and support groups from more than 60 sites around Scotland. We also campaign to improve public policies and services for people with dementia and their carers.

Current opportunity

Are you; • Willing to share your administrative and IT skills and experience • Good with people and an excellent communicator • A team player • Flexible and adaptable • Wanting to volunteer and learn something new? We are a national voluntary organisation whose mission is to campaign for the human rights of people living with dementia and their carers. Our vision is to ensure that nobody faces dementia alone. Our Volunteer Administrators provide support alongside staff within our Dementia Resource Centres and locality bases. If you are aged 16 or over and have some time to offer, Alzheimer Scotland wants to hear from you! Dementia doesn’t discriminate, neither does Alzheimer Scotland Regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, faith or belief, race or ethnicity people are at the heart of what we do. We can support you to develop the skills you need for this role, including an introduction into all the areas outlined. You will have the chance to discuss your role and any additional needs with us. What you need for this role • Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills. • Emotional resilience • Ability to recognise and respect the rich diversity that exists within our communities, views, attitudes and lifestyles. • Committed to Alzheimer Scotland’s values. • Willing to develop skills and experience. • Participate in induction training and any refresher updates or ongoing learning. • Ability to honestly reflect on practice. • Willing to follow our guidance, feedback and implement changes to practice where necessary. • Willing to follow our policies, procedures and guidelines. Commitments Whether your volunteering journey with us is long or short, we make these commitments so we know what to expect. Our Commitment: • Welcome you as an individual. • Offer you a role that fits with you and your life. • Help you learn your role and support you to learn as you go. • Value your personal contribution. • Listen to your feedback and welcome your ideas. • Keep you and everyone safe. • Keep you connected and up to date. • Reimburse your out of pocket expenses. • Thank you for the impact you deliver. Your Commitment: • Contribute positively to Alzheimer Scotland’s vision for change. • Value the diverse contribution of others. • Respect the boundaries of your role and our Code of Conduct. • Complete the necessary learning pathway for your role. • Share your success and learning. • Express your ideas. • Recognise and be open about the limits of your experience and expertise. • Keep yourself and others safe. • Stay connected and up to date. *This volunteer role will be subject to a Standard Police Act Disclosure check by Disclosure Scotland.*