Volunteer Opportunities - Mosstodloch

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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 1 ref MOSS19 (21/7/21)

When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder/keyholder for male – 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.

Home Buddy – ref GA08 (17/8/21)

When – 1- 2 hours once a week 
Role – To visit with gentleman in his own home for coffee and chat
Tasks – To visit with gentleman at home for coffee and chat. To provide social contact and reduce isolation. 
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties and Parkinsons desirable but not essential. 

Alarm Responder x 2– ref GA09 (17/8/21)

When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder/keyholder for male – 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.

Home Buddy – ref MOSS21 (reopened 26/7/22)

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 mobility difficulties desirable but not essential.

Alarm Responder x 2– ref MOSS22 (20/10/21)

When – as required, emergency situations only
Role – Community Alarm responder/keyholder for female – 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.

Admin/Shopping Buddy – ref GA11 (23/12/21)

When – 2 hrs once a week        
Role – To support lady with administration and shopping
Tasks – To support lady to manage correspondence. To support to go shopping, going out in the community for coffee
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with a speech impediment due to a stroke desirable but not essential

Social/Walking Buddy – ref GA12 (11/2/22)

When – 2 hours once a week 
Role – To visit with gentleman and support to go out walking   
Tasks – To visit with gentleman and support to go walking safely in the community or to go out for lunch. To provide additional social contact
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with dementia desirable but not essential

Alarm Responder x 2 ref MOSS24 (15/11/22)

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

Home Buddy – ref GA13 (4/1/23)

When – 2 hours once a week                    
Role – To visit with gentleman in his own home  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in his own home providing social contact over cuppa and chat.              
Skills required – An interest in card games would be beneficial. An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties and dementia desirable but not essential.

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