Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Main Organiser:

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Opportunity Description

Being a Day Centre Volunteer puts you right at the heart of our work. You will interact with older people and help to make their time with us feel extra special. You will help our clients to feel comfortable, supported and add the magic 'spark' that makes our support so personal.

You'll help us to run a wide range of fun, safe and engaging activities such as arts & crafts and games, in addition to serving tea, coffee and refreshments.

If you're the kind of person who thrives on being around people, making a difference and spreading joy through your warm and friendly personality - we want to hear from you!

Main Organiser Duties:

Duties include organising: a small volunteer team, a variety of activities and outings for members. Offering company and friendship to the members.

General administrative duties including: liaising with Shropshire/Telford and Wrekin Age UK, overseeing duty of care to members and volunteers, managing the accounts.

What you will get out of it:

A great sense of satisfaction, enjoy interacting with older people

Do something different and socialise, enjoy being part of a team

Give something back to your community

Full training and support in aspects such as safeguarding, food safety and emergency first aid

Volunteers tell us they get a great deal from volunteering with us


You should be able to demonstrate strong organisational abilities and good interpersonal skills. You will receive guidance and support from Age UK. You will also need to receive some training (provided by Age UK) and provide references. You will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which we will organise for you.

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More Info

Our group takes place every Wednesday at the Park Lane Centre, Woodside 9:15am -1:45pm. You will need to be available during this time each week.  You will also need to spend some additional time each week on preparation and admin.

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