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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
    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?

    Experience required: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.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; 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.