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Volunteering Opportunity: VO100181

  • Community Support Volunteer - Garden Group
    with Alzheimer Scotland (Fife).

    Created/last updated: 01/05/2024

    About this opportunity:This role will support the routine activity of our community Garden group providing a warm welcome to those who use the facility
     •  People living with dementia, their family and friends and anyone with an interest in dementia can attend this activity group
     •  The role may vary but is likely to include; -Offering and providing refreshments to the people who attend
     •  -Listening and interacting with people living with dementia, family members and the general public who attend the group
     •  -Where appropriate, help people with their gardening tasks
     •  -Keeping up to date with Alzheimer Scotland news and our work across Scotland
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The volunteer with have a volunteer induction training session with the Volunteer Co-Ordinator. Then ongoing training relevant to the volunteer role and corporate policies e.g. Dementia Friends training; Brain Health training
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - We will pay public transport expenses as long as the volunteer keeps the receipts. We will pay fuel mileage (45 p per mile) when the volunteer uses their own vehicle. These will be reimbursed monthly.

    Experience required:#NAME?

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOur Garden group meet at the Scout Hall, Elizabeth Street, Tayport, DD6 9ND every Wednesday from 10.30 am to 12 noon. In the summer months the Garden group go to the community garden across the road from the Scout Hall. The volunteer needs to have their own transport to be able to get to the Scout Hall.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.