Findhorn Volunteer Opportunities

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

Social Buddy – ref FIN04 (re-opened 24/11/16

When – 1 - 2 hours once a week  
Role – To support lady to go out in the community   
Tasks – To support lady to go out in the community for shopping and coffee. To provide social contact and reduce loneliness. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend Adult Protection training and reviews.
Skills required – Awareness of difficulties experienced by people with mental health issues desirable but not essential. 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

Home Buddy – ref FIN06 (reopened 16/10/17)

When – 1 to 2 hours at weekend
Role – To support lady in her own home for chat and cuppa
Tasks – To increase socialization at weekends.  To provide reassurance and social contact. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – 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

Gardening Buddy– ref FIN07 (9/8/17)

When – 2 hours a week flexible
Role – to support gentleman in gardening tasks and provide company   
Tasks – to support gentleman to maintain garden areas created by spouse.  To provide company for social chat and cuppa and alleviate loneliness.  Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with 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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