dates-n-mates

Charity registered in Scotland SC035124

dates-n-mates is Scotland's national dating and friendship agency run by and for adults with learning disabilities. We offer social and dating events as well as friendship matching.


Current opportunities

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? We are looking for Volunteer Event Supporters to help at and lead social events. Dates-n-mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities offering social events to enable people to socialise, make friends and form meaningful relationships. Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. Events take place afternoons and evenings and usually last 2 hours. As an Events Supporter, you will attend the event and help the members to interact while they’re together. It’s all about helping them to have a safe, enjoyable and friendly time. It’s sociable, great fun and very rewarding! A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this. We ask for a minimum of 1 event per month. Dates-n-mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers.

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? We are looking for Volunteer Event Supporters to help at and lead social events. Dates-n-mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities offering social events to enable people to socialise, make friends and form meaningful relationships. Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. Events take place afternoons and evenings and usually last 2 hours. As an Events Supporter, you will attend the event and help the members to interact while they’re together. It’s all about helping them to have a safe, enjoyable and friendly time. It’s sociable, great fun and very rewarding! A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this. We ask for a minimum of 1 event per month. Dates-n-mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers.