Lhanbryde 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 LHAN06 (re-opened 18/9/17)

When – 1 - 2 hours once a week                                                                                                          
Role – To support gentleman to go out in the community  
Tasks – To support gentleman to go out for walks and to go for coffee.  To support him to explore activities in his local community.  To provide social contact and reduce isolation. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with a learning disability 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

Social Buddy – ref LHAN09 (20/1/15)

When – 2-3 hours per week once a fortnight  
Role – To support lady to go out
Tasks – To support lady to go out in her community.  To go shopping and have coffee out. To provide companionship and conversation.  Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend Adult Protection training and reviews.
Skills required – Awareness of difficulties experienced by people with mobility and hearing difficulties. 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 LHAN10 (re-opened 21/3/17)

When – 1 - 2 hours once a week                                                                                                      
Role – To support gentleman to go out in the community
Tasks – To visit with gentleman at home and support to pursue his interests/hobbies eg photography, gardening. To provide social contact. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties and dementia 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 LHAN16 (12/9/16)

When – 2 hours once a week/fortnight                                                                                                      
Role – To support lady to go out in the community   
Tasks – To support lady to attend activities in her local community. To provide companionship and increase socialisation.  Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with a learning disability 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 LHAN18 (8/5/17)

When – 2 – 3 hours once a week                                                                                                          
Role – To support lady to go out in the community  
Tasks – To support lady to go to local shops. To go for coffee and provide social contact.   Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties (wheelchair user) and a visual impairment desirable but not essential. Training provided. An interest in countryside and horses would be beneficial. 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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