What will I be doing in this role?
In this role you will be supporting one of our beneficiaries in Scarborough. The lady is elderly and lives in a large care home. She is supported within the care home and we are looking for a volunteer to go and visit her, to check in and help reduce social isolation often felt by the elderly.
Visits initially would involve going and visiting to have a cup of tea and chat to build up trust and familiarity.
What skills do I need for this role?
What days and times do I need to be available?
This is a flexible volunteer role, we ask that you make a minimum of 6 visits per year. This is once every 8 weeks. Visits can range from between 1hr – 2 hrs.
What can I expect from Mencap?