Volunteer Opportunities - Fochabers

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Home/Social Buddy – ref FOC14 (reopened 1/11/18)

When – 2 hours once a fortnight
Role – To visit with lady in her own home
Tasks – To visit with lady in her 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 awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties and a visual impairment 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

Social Buddy – ref FOC18 (18/7/17)

When – One evening per week
Role – To support gentleman to local activities
Tasks – To support gentleman to explore activities that may be of interest to him in his local community.  To help build confidence and increase social interaction. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with dyslexia and dyspraxia 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

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