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About Royal Voluntary Service

To help people maintain independence and dignity in their homes and communities particularly in later life.

About Opportunity

Our volunteers would listen carefully taking a note of what the older person needs and would like to happen. They would work closely with the Service Manager and other volunteers to tailor our services to meet the older persons needs whilst using available resources to signpost to other organisations that may help. The volunteer would meet the older person again to explain the activities, services or support offered to them with regular reviewing and revisiting as the older person requires.

Skills and Experience

PVG Application and application form to be completed prior to volunteering

Travel Details

Opportunity accessible by Foot, Bus, Car

Restrictions
Minimum Age 18
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access No
Disabled Toilets No
Selection Procedures

Application FormInductionInformal ChatPVG CheckReferences

Availability
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Available During School Holidays Yes
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment

Volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week

Training Details

Meeting with the service manager and induction training of approx. 1hour.  Essential learning modules to be completed either online or by workbook. Introduction to volunteer role with Service manager and further training.

Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code120
Work Type Befriending/Mentoring
Client Group Elderly
Childcare No
Expenses Paid Yes
Expenses Details

Mileage rate of 45p per mile can be paid weekly or monthly whichever volunteer prefers

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