Volunteer to assist day care workers, join in on recreational activities with the elderly who the majority have a form of dementia. Sit and chat to the group providing socialisation and company to individuals in the group, assist with lunches and general running of the day-to-day routine and volunteers can also assist with escorting duties.
no upper age limit has been specified
Volunteers will be given induction and ongoing training and support.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Able to interact well within a group, caring and understanding of elderly needs.
Experience of working in the care sector an advantage but not essential but must have a genuine interest in older people.
Have patience and a good sense of humour and most of all be willing to give up some of your spare time for the elderly in the community.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
Abbeyview Day Centre, Duncan Crescent, Dunfermline. On bus routes, car parking available.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
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