Dementia Support Group Assistant (Age Concern Causeway)
Age Concern Causeway
Volunteer Dementia Support Group Assistant
Age Concern Causeway is a local, independent charity delivering services
to older people in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area for over
40 years!. Our services include a Dementia Support Group, an Advocacy and
Information service, Befriending service, Active Age programme and our Nearly
New shop. All funds raised by Age Concern Causeway go directly to supporting older
people in the local area.
We are looking to expand our much-valued team of volunteers in the Dementia
Support Group. The Support Group is a
vital service giving respite to carers and providing social interaction for
people with dementia. Anyone who has
ever cared for someone with dementia knows how important social interaction is
and equally how important it is to get a break.
We currently have a number of positions on our Support Group on various
days during the week. You’ll be able to discuss a suitable day and time with
Full training, support and ongoing help
will be provided by us
ï¿½Assist our Mental Health &
Wellbeing Worker deliver activities such as quizzes, bingo, bowls.
ï¿½Assist our facilitators in delivering
music workshops, singing, arts & crafts, hand massage etc.
ï¿½Help set up and clear away after
ï¿½Accompany and support clients on
ï¿½Encourage engagement and interaction
ï¿½Assist clients on/off minibus
What do you get in return?
ï¿½You’ll get to
join a lively team who love what they do
You’ll meet new people from
a wide range of backgrounds
You’ll feel good because the
service you’re providing is really useful.
Your communication skills
will improve as listening, understanding and making conversation is a big
part of the role
You’ll learn more about Age
Concern and get to know about other work that is going on in the community
You’ll feel more connected
and have a sense of purpose
Ideal for someone interested in going into a career in a caring role such as social care, social work or nursing.
If you are ready to make new friends, improve your physical and mental
health and maybe develop new skills along the way, come volunteer with Age
Concern Causeway. You can change your life and the lives of others when you do.
We would genuinely love to hear from you.