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Sheltered Housing Volunteers

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of older people?

Do you want to be more involved with your community?

If the answer is yes then volunteering with us could be for you.

Volunteer in one of our Sheltered Housing schemes and you can contribute towards supporting older people to improve their wellbeing and enjoy a good quality of life.

There are a variety of volunteer roles within Aberdeenshire Council Sheltered Housing Schemes. These include:

  • Activities and Support
  • Driver
  • Gardener/Handy Person

Activities within Sheltered Housing schemes, which involve Volunteers include:

• Afternoon TeasSheltered Housing
• Bingo
• Coffee Mornings
• Entertainment
• Trips and Outings

Opportunities and Support

• Volunteer induction training
• Volunteer Plan
• Opportunity to gain experience in working with older people.
• Use your for Volunteer experience for your CV.

What are we looking for?

The people we are looking for should have:
• Good communication skills.
• Be empathic to the needs of older people
• Positive, reliable, supportive and have a caring nature
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
• Ability to work with other volunteers and Aberdeenshire Council staff

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer with us?

If you would like to find out more information or would like to request an application form, please e-mail us at housing@aberdeenshire.gov.uk. All volunteers will be required to be enrolled through our Aberdeenshire Council’s volunteer policy and pre-enrolment checks.

A list of our Sheltered Housing schemes is available on our website:

Aberdeenshire Council Sheltered Housing Schemes