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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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Meet & Greet Volunteer

Volunteers will be expected to provide directions to patients and visitors in the acute hospitals, escort patients and visitors to department (where appropriate) and show visitors where they will be able to find wheelchairs.

There is no experience required for this role but the following attributes are desirable

  • Be good natured and patient

  • Be a good listener

  • Be able to maintain confidentiality

  • Be willing to attend regular support meetings

  • Be interested in working with people of all ages

  • Have an awareness of mental health problems, in particular dementia, depression and anxiety or be willing to undergo awareness training

  • Be able to work within Health and Safety and infection control protocols

  • Be able to relate well to people and be patient

  • Be confident to ask people if they need help in locating a department
    Have good interpersonal skills

Travel details

University Hospital Wishaw

Training details

Online Training


Volunteers (aged 12-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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