Age UK are recruiting volunteers to support individuals to complete a series of chair based exercises in their own home to help them improve their mobility, strength and independence or to accompany them on a short walk in their neighbourhood to help restore their confidence following a setback such as a fall or stay in hospital. The commitment is for one hour per week for 10 weeks (weekdays only) on an agreed day and time.
You will need to have: Good communication skills
> Have the ability to be welcoming, friendly and polite
> Reliable whith good timekeeping
> Experience of working with older people would be desirable
and an interest in health and wellbeing essential.
We welcome volunteers who can speak other languages such as: Spanish, Italian, French, Arabic, Farsi and Bengali.
About Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Independence, dignity and choice are the fundamental rights of all people. Age UK help older people in the borough to maintain and enhance these rights by providing a variety of specific services.Social visits from a volunteer, help with practical assistance in the home or garden, or escorting outside the home are staple services, but there is always a variety of other projects and services underway.Age UK Kensington & Chelsea are a highly respected organization and have won various awards for their work.
Times you can volunteer
Monday: Mornings, Afternoons
Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons
Friday: Mornings, Afternoons
Talking to others