Volunteer Opportunities - Aberlour

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All of our volunteering opportunities require either a PVG (Buddies and Day Services) or Standard Disclosure (Alarm Responders) which will be paid for by Moray Council.  We also require volunteers to be reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, able to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures.  Training is available including Adult Protection.

Alarm Responder x 2 ref BA02 (1/7/19) Ballindalloch

When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder/keyholder for lady – must live within 30 minutes travel time   
Tasks – call and check well being of person who has activated alarm.  
Skills required – Understanding, calm in difficult situations, level headed.

Social/Walking Buddy – ref CR08 (28/4/21)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                         
Role – To visit with lady and accompany out for walks in her wheelchair
Tasks – To visit with lady and accompany out in her wheelchair for local walks. To provide social contact over coffee and chat. 
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties (wheelchair user), visual impairment and epilepsy desirable but not essential.

Home Buddy – ref AB25 (reopened 12/1/23)

When – 2 hours once a week                                           
Role – To visit with lady in her own home  
Tasks – To visit with lady in her own home providing social contact over cuppa and chat.         
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties and mental health issues desirable but not essential.

Home Buddy – ref AB28 (18/3/22)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                
Role – To visit with lady in her own home  
Tasks – To visit with lady in her own home providing social contact over cuppa and chat.    
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with dementia, visual impairment and hearing impairment desirable but not essential

Alarm Responder x 2 ref CR09 (25/10/22)

When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder/keyholder for a lady – must live within 30 minutes travel time   
Tasks – call and check well being of person who has activated alarm
Skills required – Understanding, calm in difficult situations, level headed

Social/Walking Buddy – ref CR10 (17/1/23)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                         
Role – To visit with lady and accompany out for walks 
Tasks – To visit with lady and accompany out for local walks. To provide social contact over coffee and chat. 
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with epilepsy desirable but not essential.

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