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  • Safer Ageing Volunteer
    with Hourglass Scotland

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO84278 - Created/last updated: 13/07/2021



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    About this opportunity:

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:Demonstrate commitment to Hourglass's ethos of "Safer Ageing, Stopping Abuse", demonstrate an understanding of the experiences of and issues affecting older people, reliable and able to commit to the agreed hours, as well as initial training, display patience, sensitivity, and resilience, can maintain confidentiality and deal appropriately with sensitive issues, have the ability to listen patiently and constructively, and provide advice and guidance in a non-judgmental manner

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVarious, with an initial focus on Fife (some roles may be home-based).

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

    Please tell us what age group you are in:
    Are you looking to improve your employability prospects by volunteering?    

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