Valorum Foundation is a not for profit organisation supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. They make a difference to the lives of thousands of people by supporting them to develop skills through employment, volunteering and digital inclusion projects.
They campaign alongside disabled people to bring about changes for the better, and to challenge ignorance and unfairness in society.
At Valorum Foundation Beechwood Home they provide support and nursing care for physically disabled adults with complex needs.
The home is within walking distance of Lindley village, it offers a range of activities for residents, including crafts, painting and music to movement classes.
Volunteer Role TitleBefriender
About the Volunteer RoleVolunteers are required to visit the home and chat with the residents. Duties will include getting involved with activities eg crafts, games, gardening, going out shopping, going to the pub etc. Hours flexible and volunteers can have the chance to work on a 1-1 basis at the centre, reading and having a chat with the residents.
Suitable for under 18'sYes
Minimum Age16 years
Type of roleBefriending/Support/Care
Special RequirementsApplication form required, Disabled Access, References required, DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise)