Community Group Volunteers – Boogie in the Bar - Dundee
Location: Lochee Bowling Club, Dundee
Contact: Jeni Sinclair, Volunteer Co-Ordinator
01382 210200 - [email protected]
We are looking for 4 Community Group Volunteers to support and assist with the Group, including setting-up, preparation of refreshments, meeting & greeting the participants as they arrive and support them with the layout of the venue and facilities then help clear away at the end. You will be required to be on-site from 1.15pm – 4.30pm as the activity will run from 2pm – 4pm on a bi-monthly basis on a Friday afternoon – dates TBC.
Whilst volunteering at Boogie in the Bar you will:
- Assist in encouraging participants to request songs which you will relay to the DJ.
- Help & encourage individuals to access the dancefloor – and dance
- Promote a fun, relaxed party atmosphere
- Make conversation with individuals if they prefer not to dance
- Be outgoing and positive
Due to the venue being in a bar – volunteers are required to be 18 years +
Experience and an insight into Dementia is useful, but not essential as support & training will be provided.Dementia Friends sessions will be provided to all volunteers.
Volunteers can claim travel expenses to/from the venue
What you can get out of volunteering
Volunteering at Alzheimer Scotland provides you with the opportunity to develop and build on skills, knowledge and experience and at the same time as making a difference to lives around you who are connected to the organisation. Volunteer with Alzheimer Scotland and gain an all encompassing enjoyable and rewarding experience.
How volunteering helped me
Richard Thomson, Glasgow
Richard Thomson has raised an incredible £1400 for Alzheimer Scotland while taking on the challenge of Everest Base Camp. Read more about his story here.
I volunteer with Alzheimer Scotland where I attend the Day Centre once a week, take part in fund-raising and serve on the branch committee. It keeps me busy!