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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47987
Befriender with Guardian Care Homes (One) Ltd.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
The gentleman uses a walking frame, he needs assistance to cross the road safely and to be escorted to the shops • He likes to have lunch in Marks and Spencer and will need help to carry his lunch to the table • The gentleman goes into town in a taxi with his escort • The gentleman would require assistance with any shopping he may wish to do on the day •
no upper age limit has been specified
Induction to Guardian Care Homes policies and procedures. Mentor will be assigned prior to commencing the role. Visits to the resident, supervision and support for outings until the volunteer feels comfortable.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Expenses would be paid on the day.
Patience and good common sense
Restrictions on who can volunteer
Male would be better as gentleman responds better to male workers
No details were provided - contact us to find out more.
No, not for this opportunity.
Leys Park Care Home would be the venue, travel into town and back would be by taxi. Any expense incurred travelling to Leys Park would be met.
This opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).