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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47218
Day Centre Volunteer with Corrie Day Centre for the Elderly.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
The day centre for the elderly is operated by a team of volunteers at the Corrie Centre in Cardenden • Socially isolated or vulnerable older people are escorted to the day centre by bus provided by Fife Council • Volunteers are required to provide general assistance to clients such as serving meals/refreshments, providing a varied programme of activities and escorting clients to the toilet, although clients are all able to manage their own personal hygiene •
no upper age limit has been specified
Familiarising new vols with the routine, duties, personnel, administration, health and safety issues associated with the day to day operation.
Ongoing Training includes opportunities to take part in training related to food safety, health and safety.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public transport rates paid on a monthly basis..
Volunteers need to have a genuine interest in people and have a caring diposition. It is not necessary for volunteers to have previous experience of working with the elderly, although this can be a willingness to learn and work well as part of a team.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Interview; References
No, not for this opportunity.
The Day Centre operates each Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10.00am - 1.45pm
A rota system operates and volunteers give as much or as little time as they can.
The day centre takes a place at the Corrie Centre, Carden Ave, Cardenden. Most volunteers come fr
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.