Lhanbryde Volunteer Opportunities

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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.

Escort Buddy – ref LHAN22 (reopened 9/1/20)

When – 3 hours Thursday morning
Role – To support lady to attend BALL Group in Elgin  
Tasks – To support lady to attend BALL Group. To either escort there and pick up afterwards or to attend with her.  To help maintain social contact. 
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties desirable but not essential.  

Social/Admin – ref LHAN33 (21/10/21)

When – 1 hour once a week     
Role – To support gentleman with admin tasks and socialisation in the community
Tasks – To visit with gentleman and general correspondence. To support him to go out in the local community for coffee.  
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with cognitive decline desirable but not essential.

Alarm Responder x 1 ref LHAN34 (reopened 14/12/22)

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/Correspondence – ref LHAN35 (29/3/22

When – 1.5 hours once a week
Role – To visit lady at home for coffee and chat
Tasks – To visit with lady and support with general correspondence.  To provide social contact and reduce isolation.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with autism and mental health issues desirable but not essential.

Home/Social Buddy – ref LHAN36 (6/1/23) (Urquhart)

When – 1 - 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.  To go out for coffee when health permits                                                                             
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties desirable but not essential.

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