SCoTT companion at Shopmobility Aberdeen

A volunteer companion to assist those with a disability to fully access the city

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Hours per week 3 hours
Location Shopmobility Aberdeen 2, First Level Mall Union Square Aberdeen AB11 5RG This volunteering opportunity will take you to various venues throughout the city but will start and end at the above address
Description

Can you bring a change to your community?
Our clients’ mobility is affected on various levels. It can be caused by physical disability, anxiety, exclusion or lack of self-confidence. Your role will depend on each particular case, and it can be helping clients with the equipment or simply keeping them company over a coffee.
In exchange, you will gain skills and experience which will allow you to stand out while applying for various jobs. We will provide you with various training opportunities: disability awareness, first aid, British Sign Language and many more.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Planning/Organising

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Disability Awareness Training
Sensory Awareness Training
Basic British Sign language
First Aid Training

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: You will be given full training and support so no previous experience is expected. You will be a subject to PVG check which is free

Desirable: Friendly, willing to learn, approachable

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!