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  • Friend of Abbeyfield
    with Abbeyfield Society Dunfermline

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47110 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:The friends of Abbeyfield provide a valuable service to the residents. These volunteers support new residents to settle in, as a group organise social activities such as games, day trips etc and befriending individual residents. Each house has a team of volunteers who meet regularly to plan these activities as well as visiting residents and organising and carrying out these activities. Seath House volunteers meet weekly on a wednesday afternoon, and Allistair House volunteers meet once a month on a monday afternoon, however if you cant attend these sessions, you can still volunteer

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Talk with House Convenor and shadowing exercise.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public Transport Mileage.

    Experience required:Friendly, caring person with a sense of humour.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Requires maturity.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAllister House, 16 Park Avenue, Dunfermline, KY12 7HX and Seath House, 5 Transy Place, Dunfermline, KY12 7QN. Both are near the town centre and close to bus routes.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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