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Volunteers needed for our dementia clubs

Volunteers needed for our dementia clubs

We run four weekly Kingfisher Clubs for local people who have low to moderate dementia or are socially isolated.  And we’re always on the lookout for local people who wish to volunteer...

All of our Dementia Club Coordinators ensure there are plenty of things for members to do tailoring activities to members’ interests, abilities, history and personality. Volunteers can attend for the whole day or just part of it - we're very flexible!

More information about our Kingfisher Clubs  

 

Kingfisher Club Opening Macfadyen Webb House April 2018

 

 

Macfadyen Webb House residents, Howard Cottage staff, Nutritionists Helen Rae and Kingfisher Club members mark the opening of our newest club in April 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday:  Kingfisher Court, Letchworth Garden City

Tuesday:  Nightingale House, Hitchin

Wednesday:  Baldock Community Centre

Thursday:  Macfadyen Webb house, Letchworth Garden City

 

Responsibilities:

·     To help the Club Coordinator with activities for clients

·     To help serve refreshments

 

The Role would suit somebody with the following skills/abilities:

·     Awareness of the issues effecting older people and those living with dementia

·     Good communication skills and understands confidentiality

·     Can serve lunches, teas and coffees


Practical Considerations

·    Volunteers will be supported by the Club Coordinator

·    Clubs take place between 10.00am  -  3.00pm and volunteers are welcome to attend for the whole or part of the day.

·    Lunch is provided

·    A DBS will be required for the role and will be applied for on appointment.

·    Full induction and training will be given

To apply for this role or for more information please contact:

Email: helen.cairns@howard-cottage.co.uk

Phone: 01462 683307