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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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Therapeutic/Interest Activity Volunteer

We are keen to hear from people who would be happy to lead therapeutic group activities. The types of therapeutic activities may include groups focussing on arts & crafts, football, golf, dance, film & TV, music & singing, photography, complimentary therapies, nature & gardening, sports, baking, reading, walking, local and/or family history or the sharing of other interests.

Groups would be open to People with Dementia, Carers and/or wider community interested in maintaining good brain health.

Role Description: This role will take a lead in delivering a therapeutic activity group as per interests listed above and support the people attending. The role may vary but is likely to include;

•Offering person-centred support within a therapeutic group setting.
•Communicating with people and staff within the therapeutic group setting.
•Leading therapeutic activity groups and sharing ideas, skills and interests.
•Recording attendance at the group.
•Keeping staff updated about the group activity, those attending and any concerns or matters they feel are relevant.
•Keeping up to date with Alzheimer Scotland news and our work across Scotland.

On reading and if interested, informal enquiries to 01463 711710

Taster available

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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