Volunteering Opportunity: Young at Heart Club Volunteer (Berkhamsted) with Age UK Hertfordshire

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Are you a sociable person? Are you friendly and helpful?
Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help at a social club for older people in the Berkhamsted area on Thursdays.

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment

District: Dacorum

Location: Indoor

Time of day: Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons

Practical Considerations: Volunteers are needed between 9.30am - 2.30pm.
You do not need to be available all day, we can accommodate you in the morning, lunchtime or afternoon.

All volunteers must be over the age of 18 and are recruited subject to references and a clear enhanced DBS. Training will be provided.

Requirements: Will require a criminal record check (DBS)

Requirements (additional): All volunteers must be over the age of 18 and are recruited subject to references and a clear enhanced DBS. Training will be provided

Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over, University students, Older People

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Health and Wellbeing, Isolation & Loneliness, Mental Health, Older People, Social Activities, Voluntary & Community Action

Does this opportunity provide wheelchair access?: Yes

Full Description:
Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help at a social club for older people in the Berkhamsted area.
We are looking for bright and cheery volunteers to help out at our weekly Young at Herts Clubs where older people get together for a variety of activities.

Our clients engage in a diverse range of activities including Quizzes, Bingo and Board Games, Craft-making, Guest Speakers as well as entertainment.

What would be involved?

Chatting and listening to our clients as they attend their weekly Lunch Club
Making tea/coffee and helping to set up and clear the room
Encouraging members to join in with the activities such as playing board games, singing or listening to a guest speaker
Supporting our Club Supervisors



Thursdays – Douglas Gardens in Berkhamstead
The club runs from 10am - 2pm.
Volunteers are needed between 9.30am - 2.30pm.

If you think you can help welcome our clients with a cheerful smile, assist other volunteers with serving teas and coffees and help with activities, we would love to hear from you.