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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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Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for Veterans at Erskine Edinburgh Care Home, Gilmerton,

🌟 Join Our Mission: Volunteer Mealtime Helper for Veterans at Erskine Care Home, Gilmerton, Edinburgh 🌟

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of those who have served our country? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for our esteemed veterans.

🍽️ What You'll Do:
As a Volunteer Mealtime Helper, you'll play a crucial role in creating a warm and supportive dining experience for our residents. Your responsibilities will include:

➡️ Assisting in the serving of meals during mealtimes
➡️ Engaging with residents in a friendly and compassionate manner
➡️ Providing support to residents who may need assistance during meals
➡️ Creating a positive and inclusive atmosphere during mealtim

Experience required

No specific qualifications are required. We welcome individuals with a compassionate and friendly demeanour who can communicate well and are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of veterans.

Travel details

Volunteers must independently travel to and from the home. Out of pocket travel expenses available

Travel expenses

Out of pocket travel expenses [bus and train fares and mileage costs] can be reimbursed.

Training details

Induction to Erskine and your department
Assisting residents with mobility
Supporting residents at mealtimes

Taster available

Minimum age: 14


Volunteers (aged 14-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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