The project involves volunteers going into a care home and completing activities with the elderly residents, whilst having good conversations and getting to know a wider part of the Sheffield community. Activities include arts, music, and board games.
What skills do I need?
Enthusiasm and Patience
What will I gain?
Experience of interacting with people of a different generation, people they would never have come into contract with in their daily life. It will improve volunteers communication skills, empathy and creativity
Training and support
Volunteers must attend safeguarding training (there are a number of dates available) and working with older people training on Monday 15th October 18:00-20:00
Sessions run weekly and last between 1-2hrs per session
DBS (criminal records) check
GuildFord Grange Care Home, Guildford View, Norfolk Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S2 2NZ
15 minutes trams ride from the students' union