Month: October 2017

Find out more about Care Home Volunteers

Our New Look Website

Welcome to our brand new Care Home Volunteers website – designed to provide you with the most up to date information and news regarding volunteers in the care home sector. Whether you’re a volunteer who can spare a few hours a week or a local care home looking to start or expand your volunteer roles…
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Make a difference in 2 minutes – Voting for the AVIVA Community Fund is now open!

Care Home Volunteers has the chance of winning up to a £5,000 award from the AVIVA Community Fund, but we need your help to vote for us… We have applied for an AVIVA Community Grant for up to £5,000 and we’re through to the public voting round. We need as many votes as possible to…
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Volunteer Training Session

Volunteer Training ….. A massive thanks to Elizabeth Bartlett who facilitated our volunteer dementia training session at Cepen Lodge in Chippenham on the 10th October. Elizabeth is a gifted trainer, and we are so grateful to have been able to benefit from her knowledge and expertise. Our current volunteers Nick, Chris, Vicky, Jackie, Emma were…
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Do you want to join an exciting new charity to make a difference to the lives of older people?

We are looking for a Chippenham-based Volunteer Manager/Trainer to join our growing team Care Home Volunteers befriend residents in care homes for older people to bring enjoyment of life and relieve loneliness and isolation. In Chippenham we have a thriving team of volunteers making a difference to the quality of life of older people in local care…
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An Exciting Time to Join Care Home Volunteers

We are a small charity with big ambitions and we are seeking a Chief Executive to share our vision, continue the journey and take on the role with passion, energy and commitment. We recruit, train and support volunteers to make one-to-one befriending visits to residents in care homes for older people, bringing conversation, joy and smiles, and reducing loneliness and isolation. We currently operate in Wiltshire and Swindon, but aim to have a national presence by 2025. It’s an exciting time to join a thriving charity and play a key part in growing our service. Click here for more information
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