Volunteering Opportunities by Type

Befriending Opportunities

Peterhead - Befriender

Location: Peterhead
Reference Number: V295

We are looking for a volunteer who would like the opportunity to become a befriender with a young gentleman who lives at one of Cornerstones services in Peterhead.

He would like someone who shares his interests and to possibly support him when he is visiting his brother. Cinema, Swimming, Shopping, pool and going to the pub are activities that would be of interest. He also enjoys playing the Wii, dominos and watching football.

Applicants should be willing to spending time to get know this gentleman, be enthusiastic, understanding and non Judgemental.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you and you have a couple of hours to spare each week on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday then please get in touch.

All Applicants will be required to become members of the PVG scheme.

Contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382220238 or lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238.

Befriender

Location: Glasgow
Reference Number: V196

We currently have opportunities to become a befriender for Cornerstone across Scotland including Glasgow, Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Dumbartonshire and Argyll & Bute.

Befriending is the fun side of volunteering where you can get involved and make a real difference in the lives of the people we support.

There are many activities that the people we support would like to do, such as going to the cinema, shopping or having a coffee and a chat. Some of the people we support are looking to try new fun and exciting activities so we are looking for motivated individuals who are willing to try new things.

This is a great, fun way to add something to your CV, gain experience and improve confidence or an excellent opportunity to just try something new.

Please get in touch with Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238 or lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby or James McQueen on 01382 220238.

Befrienders - Ellon

Location: Ellon,
Reference Number: V293

We are currently looking for 3 befrienders to support our Arnha Service in Ellon, The 3 gentlemen who live here are looking for befrienders to support them when accessing different activities in the local community. Some of the activities they are interested in are, horse ridding, attending football matches, bowling, going to the pub, theatre, cinema, pool, going for day trips, walks or drives in the car.

Our befrienders really get involved in all the fun stuff, enabling individuals to get out and about, make new friendships and build new skills. So if you feel you have some time every fortnight or month to give to one of our 3 gentlemen then please get in touch.

You don't have to have any specific qualifications, just enthusiastic, open, friendly, honest and non-judgmental. Volunteer applicants are also asked to join the PVG scheme (protection of vulnerable groups).

If you would like to find out more then please get in touch with Lorna Hornsby either by telephone 01382 220238 or email lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382220238.

Befriender - Peterhead

Location: Peterhead
Reference Number: V289

We support a young woman in Peterhead. She lives in her own flat with in a learning disability complex. She receives support from staff for cooking, cleaning, personal care and attending social functions.

She often finds that she is on her own and would like a volunteer to support her in going for a coffee, shopping or to the cinema. She has a buss pass and enjoys trips to Aberdeen and out for lunch.

If you feel you have a few hours to spare each week to help a young woman get the most out of her life then this could be for you.

You will receive support in your role, full induction and training. All reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Applicants are required to become a member of the PVG scheme.

For more information please contact Lorna on 01382220238 or email lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238.

Befiender

Location: Elgin
Reference Number: V287

Cornerstone offer a "matching" service when it comes to this fun side of volunteering. We have opportunities across the whole of Scotland where you can get involved and make a big difference to the lives of the people we support through befriending. Let us know your interests and availability (even a couple of hours once a fortnight will make a big difference) and we will match you to someone who could use your company within the community. From Stonehaven, Aberdeen City and Shire all the way to Moray - we want to hear from you.

This is a great, fun way to add something to your CV, gain experience and improve confidence or an excellent opportunity to just try something new.

If you are patient, understanding and are motivated to volunteer then click on the link below. All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed and full support will be given.

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby or James McQueen on 01382 220238.

Befriender

Reference Number: V188

Cornerstone offer a "matching" service when it comes to this fun side of volunteering. We have opportunities across the whole of Scotland where you can get involved and make a big difference to the lives of the people we support through befriending. Let us know your interests and availability (even a couple of hours once a fortnight will make a big difference) and we will match you to someone who could use your company within the community. From Stonehaven, Aberdeen City and Shire all the way to Moray: we want to hear from you.

This is a great, fun way to add something to your CV, gain experience and improve confidence or an excellent opportunity to just try something new.

If you are patient, understanding and are motivated to volunteer then click on the link below. All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed and full support will be given.

Or Email – lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238.

Befriender

Location: Glasgow
Reference Number: V284

We have a lady who lives in Glasgow and would like the company of a female befriender on a weekly basis for 1-2 hours on a Saturday with the possibility of volunteering on other days. She is looking for soemone to go to the cinema with, shopping and go along to her own volunteering at the Women's Library. The right person will be socialable enjoy meeting people and going to new places. You should also be patient and understanding.
This lady is in a wheelchair and will need assistance at some points when out and about.

We will provide relevant training, a named contact person and regular support sessions to all volunteers.

Travel expenses and reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238 or James McQueen on 01224 256000.

Befriender

Location: Dundee
Reference Number: V134

Going swimming, bowling or to watching the latest film are things we all enjoy doing. Can you spare a few hours of your time so that others can also enjoy outings and social activities.

Our services across Scotland support people who have disabilities and other support needs. People we support would really appreciate some extra support from volunteers who may have similar interests, skills they can share or extra time to spend with someone so you can learn new skills or enjoy activities together.

Everyone supporting vulnerable individuals or groups have to complete a PVG application. You will also receive a full induction and training.

If you feel you would like to become a volunteer, helping someone to get the most out of life then please get in touch.

lorna.hornsby@cornerstone.org.uk
01382220238.

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lorna Hornsby on 01382 220238 or James McQueen on 01224 256051.

Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce. Scottish Charity No: SCO04780