Volunteer Opportunities - Dufftown & Tomintoul
Alarm Responder x 1 – ref TO02 (16/2/16)
When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder for lady – must live within 30 minutes travel time
Tasks – call and check well being of person who has activated alarm. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – Understanding, calm in difficult situations, level headed, Standard Disclosure check required, paid for by us
Social Buddy – ref TO03 (19/5/17)
When – 2 hours once a week
Role – To visit with gentleman and support to go out in the community
Tasks – To visit with gentleman for coffee and chat and support to go out in the local community. To pursue activities which may be of interest to him eg fishing and birdwatching. To provide social contact and help maintain independence. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties desirable but not essential. Training provided. Patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, ability to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures. PVG check required, paid for by us