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  • Friendship Group Helper
    with The Friendship Cabin

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO88622 - Created/last updated: 13/10/2021


    About this opportunity:The Friendship Cabin is run by Volunteers, who organise social, recreational, and educational activities in the Woodside Community Hall, Glenrothes.

    Volunteering with the Friendship Cabin gives you an opportunity to support members who have suffered isolation for some time and are now beginning to rebuild their social lives. The members come to the sessions to enjoy dance and movement and participate in activities like listening to entertainers and taking part in discussions. As part of making The Friendship Cabin a welcoming place, light refreshments and a warm meal are provided on most days in a very relaxing atmosphere.

    The volunteer's primary role is to ensure the smooth running of each day, including helping with serving drinks & snacks, washing and drying dishes, shopping, and accompanying clients to bus or other transport.

    You should also be willing to report any concerns to the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

    Experience shows that volunteers gain considerable satisfaction in their roles, especially understanding the different requirements of each member.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All new volunteers will receive in house training in all aspects of the position. Volunteer training is also developed around the needs of individuals using the sessions.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Able to volunteer with the minimum of supervision; get along with other Volunteers; be a team player and be able to communicate. Establish, maintain and develop relationships with members of all ages, to maintain mobility and independence. Interest in developing activities and involvement with the planning and implementation of these activities at the sessions which are currently Monday to Thursday each week.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsWoodside Community Hall, Woodside, Glenrothes KY7 5DF

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

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