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Lend-a-Hand and join our bank of volunteers, offering time and skills to one-off or short-term tasks as required

Joining our Lend-a-Hand bank allows for more casual volunteering, offering time and skills to provide more practical one-off and short term support to our clients. From hanging curtains to fixing door handles, our volunteers help with tasks identified by our services, across the borough

Tasks may include:

  • Supporting client at activities, clubs, or classes
  • Accompanying on short walks, shopping trips, events, activities, and appointments
  • Assisting client in obtaining and completing various forms
  • Helping with activities such as light cooking, reading, etc
  • Supporting client with using and accessing the internet, phone, or TV
  • Fixing shelves, handles, handrails, and similar handyperson tasks
  • Moving of furniture before and after hospital equipment installation
  • Small gardening tasks
  • Taking unwanted items to charity shop or recycling centre

What you will get out of it

  • Relevant training courses will be provided
  • Regular supervision and support given
  • Meeting new people and being part of a vibrant volunteering team
  • Gaining new skills
  • Travel and other expenses will be reimbursed

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