Being a volunteer with us is highly rewarding and involves helping to serve our day club members a nourishing meal, set up and clear tables, wash up, support social interaction and activities and generally helping with anything that makes a club work successfully on the day.
We are currently urgently looking for volunteers for our Evenwood, Gainford and Stainton Grove clubs. Enquiries are also welcome for all other clubs.
Clubs are held on a weekly basis at lunchtime between approximately 11.00 am and 2.00 pm.
You can choose to volunteer at a club that is local to you - and you can choose to volunteer weekly, fortnightly or monthly according to your personal time available.
Serve hot food and drinks at tables
Our minimum expectation of you is that you can commit to a number of club sessions each year, be physically able to and prepared to serve hot food and drinks at tables, be willing to follow health and safety instructions from our professional and experienced kitchen and club staff, be willing to engage older, frail and sometimes lonely people in conversation and be an encouraging and regular friendly face.
Volunteer expenses are reimbursed @ 45p per mile.
Training and support is provided by professional kitchen/club staff and the Community Worker.
DBS checks are not required for day club volunteers helping at the club session but will be required if a volunteer offers to drive or escort a member from their house to a club.