MCST Activities Volunteers with The Clockhouse,Milford - Posted 08.04.2022
The Clockhouse is a day centre that has been established for over 30yrs in Milford. We provide a welcoming atmosphere for over 50yr olds in and around the Milford area.
Our aim is to combat social isolation.
The Clockhouse is open from 9.30am - 3.30pm on weekdays and offers a wide range of activities, special events, entertainment and lunches , as well as trips and weekends away.
MCST Activities Volunteers
Age UK Surrey are launching a brand new MCST (Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy) programme in May. We will be delivering one 2 hour face-to-face session each week at The Clockhouse. We have 2 different volunteeringopportunities supporting MCST:
• Activity Support
Volunteer x 2
• Greeter and Refreshment
Volunteer x 1
Hours: Can commit to volunteering weekly during scheduled session times.
Main Duties · Assist staff with setting up the venue and activities and cleaning down afterwards · Supporting clients to take part in the activities - spend quality time with clients We are looking for someone: • Friendly and has a good sense of humour • Flexible • Caring, patient and sensitive • With good communication skills • With a non-judgemental attitude • Empathetic and has an understanding of the needs of older people • Prepared to undertake a DBS check.
Training and support
We offer training and support at the Clockhouse, and in return, you will join a great team and know that you are making a real difference in the lives of older people. Full training is offered on an ongoing basis through a mix of methods both virtually through an online training platform as well as in-person during an Clockhouse induction program.
General to all roles:
Volunteers report to the Clockhouse Manager on site
A Basic DBS as needed will be registered at no cost to you
You are able to apply for more than one volunteer role
You will be supported and guided by the staffing team
Upon registration you will be invited to an online Induction with Age UK Surrey outlining our services.
If you would like to volunteer or want further information please fill in the on-line Application form.
We offer a warm and friendly environment for the over 50's where members can meet new friends, take part in our many activities or join us for outings or holidays.
The Clockhouse is open Monday to Friday 9.30am-3.30pm. We provide a range of services including hairdressing, chiropody, reflexology, hearing and sight tests.
We offer a in-expensive 2 course homemade lunch with a variety of alternatives on a daily basis as well as a snack bar offering hot drinks, biscuits and homemade cakes.