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Volunteering Opportunity: VO67159
Volunteer Project Worker with Abbeyview Day Centre.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
Volunteers to help in Abbeyview's Dementia Cafe, this will be running twice a week in the centre • Also assisting staff organise and participate in activities which will be motivating and stimulating for individuals and their carers •
Organise speakers and work alongside staff and other relevant agencies to provide a relaxing experience for people with dementia and their families •
Assist with lunch and general day-to-day running of the cafe •
no upper age limit has been specified
Volunteers will be given induction and ongoing training and support.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Previous experience with working with dementia sufferers would be an advantage but not essential, but must have a caring and patient nature with good communication skills.
Be able to work within a small team helping provide a beneficial service to the local community.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
Abbeyview Day Centre, Duncan Crescent, Dunfermline. On bus routes, car parking available.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.