FAB Disco Volunteer

Age UK Bristol
Closing Date: 
Monday, 20 May, 2024 - 16:00
Contract Type: 
Details of Role: 

Role description

What you can expect to gain from volunteering in this role:

  • Community connection with older people.
  • Ongoing support from Age UK Bristol staff.
  • Induction training and further training opportunities to help you carry out the role.
  • Expenses related to the role (such as travel) covered by Age UK Bristol.
  • Occasional social events for Age UK Bristol volunteers.
  • Appreciation for your work.

What we’re looking for in a volunteer:

  • Welcoming and friendly disposition, with the ability to include people.
  • Reliability.
  • Ability to communicate well with a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to respond to people’s varied access needs (such as hearing loss) to make sure each individual can participate well.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a busy community setting.
  • An understanding of the needs of older people.
  • Willingness to follow Age UK Bristol’s policies, such as Confidentiality, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities, and to complete any training and admin needed to perform the role.
  • Availability bi-monthly, Fridays 6:00-10:00pm.


About Friends Ageing Better

Friends Ageing Better (FAB) is run by Age UK Bristol as a way to build up a community of older people across the city. FAB cafes happen across Bristol and are a great way to meet new people, build relationships, and find out what else is happening locally and beyond. FAB has a membership scheme, which allows people to benefit from discounts at local venues and businesses.

FAB Disco Volunteer:

  • Helping to set up ready for the Disco and clearing down at the end.
  •  Welcoming and stewarding people to the disco.
  • Supporting our DJs by taking people’s musical requests and encouraging people to engage and participate in activities and games (this does not involve dancing in front of a crowd!).
  • Serving snacks and refreshments.


Further Information

For further information, please contact;

Sue Forde, FAB Project Coordinator susanforde@ageukbristol.org.uk | 0117 440 43 01

 Jayne Connell, Admin Support Officer volunteering@ageukbristol.org.uk | 0117 9281350



How to Apply: 

You can apply here - https://www.ageuk.org.uk/bristol/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/fab-disc... or you can download an application from this Voscur webpage. Return completed applications to volunteering@ageukbristol.org.uk