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  • Befriender
    with Elizabeth House Care Home

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48514 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Elizabeth House is a small care home for older people, based in Dysart. They would like a volunteer to come in to talk with/reminisce with the residents and spend a little time with them. This may be on a one to one basis or as a group activity.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:65
    Training provided:Induction will entail a chat with the manager, a tour of the premises covering fire safety, an introduction to staff members and service users
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses can be refunded. However, Elizabeth House do not refund the cost of joining the PVG scheme

    Experience required:The volunteer should possess a kind and caring attitude.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity happens at Elizabeth House, Dysart. There is a regular bus service that runs close by.

    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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