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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47846

  • Day Care Volunteer
    with Abbeyview Day Centre.

    Created/last updated: 07/08/2023

    About this opportunity:Volunteer to assist day care workers, join in on recreational activities with the elderly who the majority have a form of dementia
     •  Sit and chat to the group providing socialisation and company to individuals in the group, assist with lunches and general running of the day-to-day routine and volunteers can also assist with escorting duties
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will be given induction and ongoing training and support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - travel expenses reimbursed on receipt of a valid bus ticket.

    Experience required:Able to interact well within a group, caring and understanding of elderly needs. Experience of working in the care sector an advantage but not essential but must have a genuine interest in older people. Have patience and a good sense of humour and most of all be willing to give up some of your spare time for the elderly in the community.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAbbeyview Day Centre, Duncan Crescent, Dunfermline. On bus routes, car parking available.

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