Volunteer Opportunities - Aberlour

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Social Buddy – ref AB08 (re-opened 7/3/16)

When - 2 hours a week
Role - To support gentleman to pursue outdoor activities   
Tasks - To support young gentleman who has autism and non-verbal communication to keep fit and active.  To help him pursue is interest in walking and gardening.  To provide male companionship. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required - An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with a learning disability and autism. The ability to relate to a young person with common interests and to help to introduce new interests. Caring nature, patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful.  PVG check required, paid for by us

Home/Social Buddy – ref KN01 (4/7/16)

Where – Knockando
When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                    
Role – To visit with gentleman in his own home  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in his own home for coffee and chat. To provide social contact. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend Adult Protection training and reviews.
Skills required – Awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with a learning disability 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

Social Buddy – ref AB13 (6/4/17)

When – 1-2 hours once a week
Role – To visit with gentleman and support to go out  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman for coffee and chat and support to go out in the community and provide social contact.  Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with dementia 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

Home Buddy – ref AB14 (reopened 9/1/18)

When – 2 - 3 hours once a week
Role – To visit with gentleman in his own home
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in his own home for coffee and chat, providing social contact and alleviating loneliness. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with COPD and 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

Social Buddy – ref AB17 (9/10/17)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                          
Role – To visit with gentleman in care home  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in care home for cuppa and chat. To provide social contact and reduce feelings of isolation. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties desirable but not essential. 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

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