Jean Mackie Centre offers both overnight respite and day support to older people. The community coffee shop is used by some of those people who attend the centre and by people who live in the local community who often meet there with family and friends. The coffee shop can offer a relaxed atmosphere where people can enjoy a light lunch and a little conversation. Your involvement will ensure that the coffee shop continues to be able to offer this welcoming facility.
This opportunity is in supporting and maintaining this community coffee shop, serving delicious home-made soups and filled rolls during the lunchtime period. As well as supporting and running the daily function of the coffee shop alongside colleagues, you can expect to meet and chat with many new people, some who attend regularly and those who just pop in when they can. This is an opportunity which will continue throughout the year, and if you are someone who enjoys meeting people (and a little hard work), the Centre would look forward to meeting you.
none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Ability to carry out physical work, including serving food and keeping the coffee shop clean
Ability to work and communicate with others in the group and within the Centre's staff.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
All volunteers would undertake a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check prior to commencing.
1 Kilmartin Way,
This is just around the corner from Queen Margaret Hospital and is served by a frequent bus service. The Dunfermline Queen Margaret railway station is also within walking distance.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
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