The Care and Friendship group is a fortnightly social group for the elderly (average attendance approx 30 people). It is a light-hearted entertainment day (from 11am - 3pm) that also has input from other community members (e.g. schools, preschools, service groups, entertainers) to create interactive activities. The group does not run throughout the year, they do several blocks of time.
The Care and Friendship group is an initiative of the Cromwell Community Welfare Trust who contribute towards funding the Catholic hall venue, the meals provided and the resources required for the sessions.
They are looking for a new coordinator to keep the group thriving into the future.
The role may involve the following tasks:
On the day the coordinator is responsible for:
They hope volunteers will gain satisfaction from filling a vital gap in the needs of the Cromwell community and gain knowledge of and empathy for the struggles of others.
There are two set of 10 Wednesday sessions held fortnightly, throughout the year; late January/early February - June and beginning again in August - early December.
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.