Voluntary work with the elderly – VolCare


Volunteer Role Description
TITLE: Volunteer
LOCATION: Care Malta’s homes
Accountable to: Volunteers Service Coordinator

TASKS/ROLE:
• Providing companionship to the residents, in particular to those abandoned by their relatives or those feeling lonely or shy.
o Memory lane: talking and listening to the residents on a one to one basis.
• Facilitating the incorporation of more communal environment in the facility.
• Accompanying the residents outside the care home facilities, such as parish church, public gardens, errands within limited vicinity.
• Accompanying the residents to medical treatment/appointments (together with CareMalta staff).
• Encourage participation of residents in Active Aging Programme; taking part in the activities; organising light activities; being part of the organisation setup; helping in the setup of the activities.
• Assisting the residents in their personal needs such as writing/reading letters, medical appointments, use of their mobile etc.
• Assisting residents with lack of mobility.