Activities support

People and communities | Older people

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Location: Visram House, Park Royal, London , NW10 7BR (see map)

Travel: North Acton station. Central Middlesex Hospital bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Supporting with the facilitation of various activities such as: Tea&Coffee mornings, Bingo, grocery shopping trips, movie night.
  • Interacting with residents.
  • Participating in group activities.
Activity support

Activity support

What impact will this have?

  • Supporting residents with their mental and emotional wellbeing.
  • Supporting residents to become more physically active.
  • Reducing social isolation.
  • Giving back to the community.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • The volunteer will need to be available during the daytime (morning/afternoon) for a few hours each week. Specific timings will be confirmed.

What else do I need to know?

  • The activity support role is an important one. Based in one of our extra care schemes in Park Royal you will be volunteering with our older residents encouraging them to take part in activities. Working alongside support staff you will promoting wellbeing and interaction amongst our older residents.

Expenses

  • We will cover travel expenses on any day that you volunteer
    with us. We will also pay lunch expenses of up to £5 if you
    spend more than four hours a day volunteering for Notting
    Hill Genesis. Expenses for lunch and travel can be paid
    monthly only on production of receipts. We do not want you
    to be out of pocket as a result of your volunteering, so please
    keep all of your receipts and remember to claim what is due
    to you!

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Creative
  • Creative
  • Entertainment and music
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
What skills can I gain?
  • Creative
  • Creative
  • Entertainment and music
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working

Training

  • A member of staff facilitating the weekly activities, will always be available during the sessions for guidance.

Location

Visram House, Park Royal, London , NW10 7BR

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