Volunteer Opportunities in Community Care
Benefits of Volunteering
Stanley and Tom have become good friends through volunteering. Tom (91) stated "it has been a great benefit to me and has helped me enormously". Stanley (81) stated "volunteering has exceeded my expectations, while helping someone else it has helped me too, I would recommend it to anyone".
For any enquiries about volunteering with Community Care Services please contact Volunteer Development Officer, Margaret Cowie or Volunteer Support Officer, Edweena Hayes.
Details of volunteer opportunities can be found by clicking on the links on the left.
Where the opportunity states a PVG or Standard Disclosure is required, as part of the Volunteering Policy, these checks are paid for by Moray Council, after a potential volunteer is matched to an opportunity and Character References have been received. Read more about the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (PVG) Scheme and Disclosure on the Disclosure Scotland website
On completion of the form please forward to volunteering.CC@moray.gov.uk or send to Margaret Cowie, Volunteer Development Officer, MCHSCP, Spynie Hospital, Duffus Road, Elgin, IV30 5PW
Volunteer Community Alarm Responders
Supporting people in your community by responding to a call to attend at their home and assess if emergency help is required. Skills required – calm and level headed. Contact us on 01343 567102 or volunteering.CC@moray.gov.uk for further information and watch the video below http://youtu.be/lYrBeLp0pVE
If you have 1-2 hours a week to spare this could be for you. Supporting people in your community at home or out in their local area. There are many people currently waiting for volunteer buddies across Moray. Check out the opportunities available on the left hand side of this page and contact us on 01343 567102 or volunteering.CC@moray.gov.uk for further information or to arrange a meeting to discuss what is involved. Training available and Disclosure checks are paid for by Moray Council.
Moray Council supports and promotes volunteering within the work of all departments. Volunteers are valued as a key community resource in helping strengthen citizenship involvement and in turn, improve the quality of life for everyone in Moray. Download or view our Volunteering Policy (PDF)
Volunteer Development Officer - MCHSCP