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Offered by:
Good Companions
Location(s): Clifton East, Clifton West
Address where volunteering takes place: Clifton Cornerstone Southchurch Drive Clifton Nottingham NG11 8EW  

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Purpose of Role:

Volunteers required for a busy Friendship group for seniors in the Clifton area. Duties include setting up, helping with refreshments and activities and interacting with the group members.

Role Description:

Who loves a good natter, has a ready smile, wants to have fun and help your local community at the same time? Good Companions are a Clifton based charity that offers companionship for older members of the community.

This is a busy social event with fun and laughter -.just what the doctor ordered to brighten our local seniors' day. We meet at Highbank Community Centre on Mondays and we need volunteers between 9.30-12.30.

We also have three other groups on other days of the week, so you are welcome to volunteer at this one, another one or more than one.

You will work with other volunteers and interact with the group members. Your role will include setting up and clearing away tables and chairs, collecting money, serving tea and coffee, helping with weekly activities (bingo, raffle and quiz) and chatting to the group members.

Skills and Qualifications:

Kindness, patience, good listener, reliable, empathetic, good communication skills.

When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

Over 18

Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
Disability restrictions:

There are manual duties involved with this role.

How long before volunteer can expect a response?
How long to complete training and recruitment?
Volunteer Expenses offered? No
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes

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