Lhanbryde Volunteer Opportunities

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Activities/Social Buddy – ref LHAN20 (reopened 27/3/18)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                           
Role – To support gentleman to go out in the community  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman and support him to go out in the local community for coffee. To explore activities that may be of interest to him. To provide social contact. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with a learning difficulty 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 Moray Council

Walking Buddy – ref LHAN21 (reopened 22/5/18)

When – 2 – 3 hrs once a week                                                                                                      
Role – To support gentleman to go for walks   
Tasks – To support gentleman to go for walks in his local area. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the 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 Moray Council

Escort Buddy – ref LHAN22 (20/7/18)

When – 3 hours on a Thursday morning                                                                                                       
Role – To support lady to attend BALL Group in Elgin
Tasks – To support lady to attend BALL Group. To provide social contact. 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. 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 Moray Council

Home/Social Buddy – ref LHAN25 (1/11/18)

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 and reduce social isolation. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An interest in clocks would be beneficial.  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 Moray Council

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