Burghead Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please contact us at volunteering.CC@moray.gov.uk or 01343 563515

Activities Buddy – ref BUR10 (29/8/16)

When – 2 – 3 hours one morning a week                                                                                                    
Role – To support lady to go out for coffee  
Tasks – To visit with lady and accompany out for coffee and enable her to attend activities in her local area. To provide social contact and reduce isolation. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend Adult Protection training and reviews.
Skills required – Awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties (wheelchair user) and a hearing 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 BUR19 (9/10/17)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                          
Role – To support lady at home and in her local community  
Tasks – To visit with lady and encourage her to bring order to her house. To support to go out for walks in the community with her dog. To provide social contact over cuppa and chat. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mental health issues and mobility difficulties 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

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