Organisation Type: Older people

Receptionist / Administrator

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We are looking for Administration Volunteers who can welcome people to our Resource Centre and help with: administration tasks providing information signposting people to local services and resource leaflets stationery ordering taking calls & messages photocopying If you would like to volunteer and support the operation of our Dumfries Dementia Resource Centre you must be… Read more »

Receptionist / Administrator

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We are looking for Administration Volunteers who can welcome people to our Resource Centre and help with: administration tasks providing information signposting people to local services and resource leaflets stationery ordering taking calls & messages photocopying If you would like to volunteer and support the operation of our Dumfries Dementia Resource Centre you must be… Read more »

Members’ Assistance

Dumfries Day Centre are looking to build a pool of volunteers to help them to provide entertainment within the Day Centre. For example, bingo, quizzes, gentle armchair activity and/or to accompany the bus driver when collecting Members in the morning or taking them home in the afternoon. Lunch for volunteers can be provided. Required: Good… Read more »

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Dumfries Day Centre deliver meals to vulnerable people in the community. They are looking for a pool of volunteers to undertake this task. You must have good social skills, an understanding of members’ physical difficulties and mental health, and be kind and reliable. Lunch for volunteers can be provided.

Handy Person (Stranraer and the Rhins)

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Volunteers will be required to do small tasks around the house that our customers find difficult to do for themselves. These will include: light bulb changing, smoke alarm testing, fridge cleaning, inside window cleaning, basic home safety check and any small jobs required (not anything that would require a tradesman). You should be caring, hard… Read more »

Handy Person (Newton Stewart and the Machars)

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Volunteers will be required to do small tasks around the house that our customers find difficult to do for themselves. These will include: light bulb changing, smoke alarm testing, fridge cleaning, inside window cleaning, basic home safety check and any small jobs required (not anything that would require a tradesman). You should be caring, hard… Read more »

Volunteer Fitter’s Assistant

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Volunteers are required to assist our fitters with our Gutter Cleaning service or to move furniture to accommodate a hospital bed within a client’s home. Due to current Scottish Government guidelines, our volunteers are required to use their own cars so a full driving licence is required. Mileage is paid at 0.45 per mile. A… Read more »

Befriender – Food Train Friends

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Summary of role Friendly, outgoing and organised volunteers. This opportunity would suit people who enjoy talking to others, are able to listen and have a couple of hours free each week/fortnight that they could spend talking to an older person. Full training will be given and out of pocket expenses will be paid. The aim… Read more »

Shop Helper – Food Train

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Summary of role Food Train provides a low cost home delivery service of grocery shopping to elderly people who aren’t able to get out and shop for themselves. Our volunteer shoppers shop from orders that customers have written. Effective checking of the order whilst shopping makes sure that our customers get what they want. Shoppers… Read more »

Delivery Helper – Food Train

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Summary of role If you can spare one day per week or fortnight then you could go out with The Food Train van around the area collecting shopping lists or making grocery deliveries to our customers, providing vital social contact for isolated people. You would help sort the shopping lists for the correct shops, collect… Read more »

Driver – Food Train

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Summary of role If you can spare one day per week or fortnight, then you could drive The Food Train van around the area collecting shopping lists or making grocery deliveries to our customers, providing vital social contact for isolated people. You would have another volunteer helper with you to help deliver the groceries and… Read more »

Shopper, Driver, Van Helper – Food Train

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Summary of role Food Train provide a low cost home delivery service of grocery shopping to elderly people who aren’t able to get out and shop for themselves. Volunteer days are Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays. If you can spare even one day per month you could shop or drive or help on the van around the Machars area,… Read more »