To travel to one of our holiday locations across the UK and support the running of a five day residential holiday, (usually Monday-Friday) for people living with dementia and their carers. Enabling them to get outdoors, connect with nature, themselves and their community, and retain a sense of adventure in their lives.
We ask for a willingness to support us for the duration of one of our five day holidays a year. We will
always try to give plenty of notice about upcoming dates. We also require some of your time before the
holiday to prepare and after the holiday to de-brief on events, this is usually done over the phone or
Enthusiastic about walking and activity outdoors
Friendly and thoughtful, focused on the needs of people
Adaptable and reliable with good communication skills
Good organisational skills, well prepared
Confident and able to work independently
Creative in thinking about making adventures interesting/beneficial
Sensitive to the needs of people living with dementia
Able to go on holiday with Dementia Adventure for five, consecutive days
Preferred, some knowledge about the needs of people living with dementia and the benefits of walking, nature and outdoor activities but training will be provided.
Depends on where the event is being held
- Data Protection policy
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 03/11/2017
End Date: 03/11/2021
A five day residential volunteering opportunity.
This opportunity is available Countywide.
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