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  • Befriender
    with Abbeyfield Society Dunfermline

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO61430 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:Someone to befriend our elderly residents, visit them, assist with any hospital visits if required, organise coffee events, outings, parties. One to one chats with those that require company.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:Introduction to our houses, meet tenants, fire evacuation training, first aid training, rules/ethos of the society. Other training as required.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Normal public transport rate as required.

    Experience required:Friendly, outgoing, well organised, enjoys the company of the elderly.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at Alistair House, 16 Park Avenue, Dunfermline; or Seath House, 5 Transy Place, Dunfermline.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the 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:

    Please tell us what age group you are in:
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Type of volunteering: Befriending / Mentoring
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