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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Dementia Information (D) Cafe Helpers - Tayport

This role will support the routine activity of Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia-Cafes, providing a warm welcome to those who use the facility. People living with dementia, their family and friends and anyone with an interest in dementia can attend these D- Cafes. The role may vary but is likely to include;

· Offering and providing refreshments to the people who attend.

· Listening and interacting with people living with dementia, family members and the general public who attend the D-Cafe.

· Where appropriate signpost to Alzheimer Scotland staff or other services that may be helpful.

· Monitoring cafe supplies (e.g. tea, coffee, biscuits) and arrange ordering or buying as required, in accordance with the local procedure in place for doing so.

· Keeping up to date with Alzheimer Scotland news and their work across Scotland.

Experience required

They are keen to hear from individuals who would describe themselves as confident communicators, with good listening and interpersonal skills and with the ability to recognise and respect the rich diversity that exists within our communities.

Travel details

Tayport at The Larick Centre, Shanwell Road, Tayport - DD6 9EA

Travel expenses

Public transport expenses and mileage (45p per mile) will be reimbursed on a monthly basis.

Training details

The volunteer with have a volunteer induction training session with the Volunteer Co-Ordinator as well as on-going training relevant to the role including Dementia Friends training/Brain Health training etc. Volunteers will also be made aware of the organisational values, policies/procedures and guidelines and will be expected to follow these accordingly.


Minimum age: 18


Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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