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Help visitors to our memory cafe feel welcome

Reception / Meet and greet volunteers needed for Grange Memory Cafe in RG30

The Grange Memory Café will provide a warm welcome and comfortable environment for people with dementia and their carers to meet with others in a relaxed social setting.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with a number of tasks to make sure our Café is a welcoming, comfortable and safe place to be, this will include:

  • Prepare and set up at the start of the session.
  • Arrive before visitors in order to meet and greet users.
  • Maintain a register.
  • Write and issue name badges.
  • Alert other members of staff of visitors arrival.
  • Make users aware of the facilities and activities on offer.
  • Prepare light refreshments: tea, coffee and cake etc.
  • Tidy and clear up at the end of the session.
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Elspeth Jenkins , coordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Mobile?
07930950916
Location address line 1
Grange URC
Line 2
Circuit Lane
Line 3
Southcote
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG30 3HD

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Wed AM
Availability required
All of these times
Task type?
Reception / Meet and greet
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleInventiveGood sense of humourSociableSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Introduction and basic dementia awareness training.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
support will be given by other team members and volunteer will not be working alone.
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
6 November 2018

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