Engagement Games Activity volunteer at DeVitre House

As an Engagement (Games) support volunteer you will be encouraged to act as a friend to residents and assist them to partake in small group games activities.

Older people services operate using quality services which are provided in a safe way for all residents, staff, volunteers, and visitors.

Their core purpose is to provide high quality and person centred residential and daytime support for the people of Lancashire.

This opportunity is available on specific days and times.

Please check you are available at that time before applying.

You must be willing to go through an induction process and relevant background checks; this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Tasks:

  • Chatting
  • Reminisce activities for residents with dementia
  • Playing board games, cards, dominoes, Bingo
  • Log volunteering hours monthly on-line.
  • Complete training and commit to further training relevant to the role

Required Qualities:

  • Be a good communicator
  • Be committed to the role of providing a supportive service
  • Be patience
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Knowledge of dementia

Training:

Training will be provided in the form of distance eLearning.

Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and will be asked to regularly refresh training as required.

Required Age:

18 years +

Schedule:

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DeVitre House Day Centre
Ashton Road, Lancaster, LA1 5AL

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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