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As a Day Care Volunteer you could help older people maintain an independent lifestyle, with so many available opportunities, what's stopping you?

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What is Day Care?

Age UK Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly operates three Day Care Centres located at Falmouth, Newquay and St Austell. We also run Day Services throughout Truro & the surrounding areas.

Our Centres are ideal for those older people who wish to maintain an independent lifestyle staying in their own homes, but also benefit from regular visits to the Day Centre.
A wide selection of activities are currently available at our Day Centres, these include;

  • Outings & shopping trips
  • Arts & crafts
  • Lunches & afternoon teas
  • iTea & Biscuits (Computing & Internet)
  • Exercise sessions
  • Games & entertainment
  • Reflexology
  • Sensory classes
  • Chi Kung
  • Memory Cafes

Art Group Volunteer

We need Volunteers to help support the Art Therapist overseeing various craft projects. It is preferable if the volunteer has had previous art experience. The volunteer will work with/alongside the Day Centre team and its staff. You will assist in making/serving tea & coffee as required and setting up and breaking down equipment.

Training: You will receive an Induction within the Day Centre. Ongoing training can be provided and discussed with Day Services Manager, Donna Smokvina.

Location: Newquay Day Services, Crantock Street, Newquay, TR7 1JR



Apply now

You can register your interest online by clicking this link or contacting our Helpline on 01872 266383 - volunteering@ageukcornwall.org.uk