Do you enjoy supporting people to take part in activities that are important to them? We are looking for compassionate individuals to assist our organisations day visitors (people with mild cognitive decline - dementia) to looks after chickens and other small animals. Home4All is a community project where people can enjoy their time with at this home-based centre, feel supported and respected and have a meaningful day. Our visitors have some short-term memory loss but there skills are ok. We function as a family, together we make our own coffee, cakes, lunches and some light housekeeping. As an Animal Care Buddy, you will assist the visitor with looking after the animals at our centre, helping them to take part in this activity as independently as possible.
Respectful and supportive. Recognise when someone needs assistance and when to step back and let them be independent. Have some animal care experience particularly with chickens. Volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Morning or Afternoon sessions available (or choose a full day 9am to 5pm) on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.