Engagement (Yoga) volunteer required for Lady Elsie Finney House

Do you have the knowledge to help support a Yoga session activity for older people at Lady Elsie Finney House?

The volunteer must ensure the Yoga sessions are safe and be a positive learning experience. With set aims and objectives the volunteer will establish a regular meeting with the service users and aim to increase their confidence to take part, encouraging, mentoring and empower them to achieve specified and agreed goals and objectives.

This opportunity takes place on a specific day and time.

Please check you are available at that time before applying.

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.

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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  • Be encouraging and assist attendees to take part in the yoga activity.
  • Encourage and spend some time chatting to residents helping to combat feelings of loneliness
  • Help to brighten up a resident’s day
  • Log volunteering hours monthly on-line
  • Complete training and commit to further training relevant to role

Required Qualities:

  • Having yoga ability, skills & knowledge applicable to the age group would be an advantage.
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be committed to providing a good service
  • Be patient
  • Be empathetic
  • Have knowledge of Older People’s needs
  • Have Dementia awareness
  • Be passionate about making older people feel good about themselves


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 expected to regularly refresh training as required.

Required Age:

18 years +



Lady Elsie Finney Home, Cottam Avenue, Preston PR2 3XH

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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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