Community Volunteers required

real life options

Real Life Options provide services that support vulnerable people within the local community. We are looking for volunteers in the Scottish Borders area to support us in making the lives of the people we support more positive. We try to match volunteers to people with similar interests and provide opportunities for volunteers to utilise existing skills and knowledge. Key Tasks for this exciting new role are varied and dependent on the needs of the people they support and include:

 

Chatting to and befriending people we support.

 

Home checks to make sure vulnerable people are safe and well.

 

Everyday practical household tasks.

 

Provide information and support to allow people to make informed choices about their lives.

 

Assist with shopping.

 

Support with correspondence.

 

Provide transport.

 

Support with social outings.

 

Assisting with pet care.

 

Assist with food preparation.

 

Prescription collections.

 

Supporting the service with gardening and outdoor activities.

 

To find out more about this opportunity please email Nick Mclaughlin, Volunteer Manager at Real life Options to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it