C-Change: dates-n-mates Aberdeen

C-Change supports people that have learning disabilities and other additional support needs to have real positive change in their lives regardless of their age or circumstances. Our work is based on a Human Rights Approach, empowering people to live their life to its fullest potential whilst being active citizens within their community. Dates-n-mates actively supports meaningful relationships for adults with learning disabilities in a fun and safe environment.


Current opportunities

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? dates-n-mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. We are looking for Event Volunteers to attend organised social events to help our members to interact while they're together. As an Events Volunteer, your role is to help our members enjoy socialising in safe and friendly environments. Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. The events are sociable, great fun and your role is very rewarding. A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this. Events take place afternoons and evenings and usually last 2 hours. We ask for a minimum of 2 hours per week, but our events and friendship match meetings are different days and times each week so we appreciate that volunteers can't always commit to these hours because they are only available on certain days. dates-n-mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers. We require our volunteers to be a member of the PVG scheme but there is no cost to yourself. Access to additional training is available. For further information or to apply please contact Raynor McCulloch, Volunteer Co-ordinator at E Mail: volunteering@c-change.org.uk or Tel. 07720 591229.

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? dates-n-mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. We offer a friendship matching service to our members to help them make and sustain friendships. We are looking for Volunteer Chaperones to help members who are matched to meet and have a good time. Meetings usually take place in cafes, pubs, restaurants and parks. As a volunteer chaperone, you will join the members and help them to interact while they’re together. It’s all about helping them to have a safe, enjoyable and friendly time. Its fun, sociable and very rewarding! A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this. Friendship match meetings last roughly 1 hour and are different days and times each week so we appreciate that volunteers can't always commit to these hours because they are only available on certain days. dates-n-mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers. We require our volunteers to be a member of the PVG scheme but there is no cost to yourself. Access to additional training is available. For further information or to apply please contact Raynor McCulloch, Volunteer Co-ordinator at E Mail: volunteering@c-change.org.uk or Tel. 07720 591229.