Royal Voluntary Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC038924

RVS. aims to help people maintain independence and dignity in their own homes and communities, particularly in later life. This strategy places increased emphasis on: - Food delivered to the home - Extending the service we provide in hospitals to include not just cafes and shops but also patient support and get-you-home service - Community help schemes that support independence for older and housebound people at home and in their community - Emergency services to support those vulnerable through national or other disasters


Current opportunities

Royal Voluntary Service are looking for volunteers to support their Healthy and Happy Lives Groups, which are lunch and activity groups that run three times a week in Larick Centre in Tayport. Volunteers are needed to support people to attend regular social activities, connect to their community and boost their wellbeing by living as independently as they can. You could be driving people to local activities, offering lunches and healthy snacks, and tailoring support through social activities. Some of the things you could be doing include offering tips on nutrition and hydration, helping with strength and mobility boosting exercises, or taking part in crafts and hobbies with an older person. If you'd like to have a positive effect on people in your community, this is the role for you.

Would you be interested in supporting a well established charity within Queen Margaret Hospital? Royal Voluntary Service are looking for volunteers to serve customers who will mainly be patients and NHS staff, offering them a welcoming and inviting service to enjoy good food and chat. It is hoped volunteers would get involved in one or more of the following duties: - Preparing basic food, e.g. soup, bacon rolls - Serving and clearing up - Stock replenishment - Operating tills - Greeting customers

Would you be interested in supporting a well established charity within Queen Margaret Hospital? Royal voluntary Service are looking for Volunteers to Support an on-ward trolley service. The trolley will provide patients who may not be able to access the shop with vital support. Ultimately you will be easing pressures on NHS staff whilst making someone's hospital stay a little more comfortable. You will serve items like newspapers, soft drinks and snacks and offer a friendly compassionate face for customers.

Royal Voluntary Service are looking for volunteers to support their Healthy and Happy Lives Groups, which are lunch and activity groups that run every Thursday in Cellardyke Church Hall. This role is about supporting and empowering older people to be independent and stay connected to their communities. Volunteers transform the lives of people in their community, by helping them live as independently as they can, building community relationships and re-establishing their confidence and well-being. This could include helping to provide lunch and healthy snacks and social activities such as exercises to provide strength and mobility or taking part in crafts and hobbies with the older people. If you'd like to have a positive effect on people in your community, this is the role for you