Comradeship Circles enables socially isolated older members of the veterans’ communities to enjoy camaraderie with others who share an armed forces background in regular and facilitated telephone group calls. The technical support includes
Dialling in and welcoming callers to the circles.
Ensuring circle attendance and notes are updated.
Reporting any concerns or issues to Supervisor.
Giving the Supervisor advanced notice of absences.
About Age Scotland
We work to improve the later lives of everyone on the ageing journey. We celebrate ageing and challenge ageist prejudice throughout society. Our mission is to make Scotland a better place for older people. From a dedicated helpline for older people, to support and funds for older people's groups, to campaigns on the issues that older people tell us matter to them, we're working on many fronts to make Scotland a better place for older people.
I.T. literacy and used to working at home on a laptop or computer. Familiarity with a contact database or a willingness to learn. Organisational skills and time management.
There is an Age Scotland wide induction followed by a more specific Comradeship Circle induction. Training will be provided on the systems we use for the circles and reporting. Veterans awareness training is also available.
Flexibility & Commitment
Home-Based Volunteering;Term Time;Flexible
1-2 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months
This is a home based volunteer role