Older People Support Volunteer at Centra Support

Planning and facilitating social activities and events for older people

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Hours per week 10 hours
Location Various schemes in Camden, Islington, Hornsey, Hackney, Waltham Forest & Tower Hamlets
Description

 Building up a relationship with Older People Service Users and gathering feedback on the types of activities they would like to attend
 Identifying socially isolated Service Users and encouraging them to participate in any activities and help them to foster friendships with fellow scheme residents
 Supporting and co-ordinating social activities at the scheme (e.g. bingo, coffee mornings) and organising outings with the aim of motivating service users and improving their quality of life
 Providing administrative support to the sheltered scheme manager as appropriate.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

 Volunteers receive a thorough induction and have access to any relevant in-house and external training.
 Volunteers have a named supervisor providing day-to-day support and encouragement


Reasonable travel and lunch expenses are payable.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: experience planning and facilitating social activities and events

Desirable: experience planning and facilitating social activities and events

Interested?

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