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About our Day Services

Our Day Care Services help you learn new skills, gain confidence, improve mobility and have fun with old friends and new.
There are three Age UK Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly Day Centres – St Austell, Falmouth and Newquay. We also offer Day Care Services in Truro & the surrounding areas.

Each one offers a warm welcome and a range of services, including:

  • Group and one-to-one activities
  • Delicious home-cooked meals
  • Entertainment
  • Personal care
  • Trips & Excursions
  • Fun & Friendship
  • IT & Biscuits
  • Age UK Memory Cafe 
  • Knit & Natter Groups

We also provide transport to and from our Day Centres, and a range of activities from Knit & Natter to Art groups. Our belief is that each person must be supported to live the life they want, to the best of their abilities. Our friendly staff & volunteers are always on hand to help, assist and develop a tailored package of care.


What are we looking for?

We are searching for friendly, caring individuals that could help oversee and encouraging various projects. Whether it is simply providing a couple of hours per week to support one of our groups or a couple of days to help with the day to day running of the Centre, we want to hear from you.

  • To assist in the setting up and taking down of displays as needed.
  • To be able to help plan for future weeks.
  • To work with/alongside the ethos of the Day Centre and its staff. 
  • To assist in making/serving tea & coffee as required.
  • Must have good communication skills.


Practical Considerations

Volunteers to be flexible, patient and understanding of the various abilities and needs of clients.

Full references & DBS are required for all Volunteer roles

Training: Induction to Age UK Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly. Further training can be provided and discussed with the Day Centre Manager.

Apply today

You can apply online by clicking this link or contacting our Helpline on 01872 266383 - or via email on