Bristol Dementia Meeting Centre Volunteer - make someone's day!

Alive Activities
Alive Activities
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 15 September, 2024 - 16:00
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Alive is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of people living with dementia and their carers. We envision a world where everyone can live a life full of joy, meaning and connection. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

At our Dementia Meeting Centre in Bristol, we deliver fun, engaging and person-centred support and activity sessions for people living with dementia and their carers.


Purpose of the role

To support meeting centre members with dementia and their carers to enjoy sessions

Engage participants in chat & activities

To help develop a warm and friendly meeting centre community


What you will be doing:

Welcoming members

Helping staff set up and carry out activities

Offering a friendly face and listening ear

Making and serving refreshments

Supporting people on trips and at events

Giving people information about other services

Helping clear away after sessions


Locations and times

Tuesdays and Thursdays - mornings or afternoons

Westbury Fields Retirement Village,

Cricket Lane,

Bristol BS10 6TW


Our expectations

You feel comfortable being with older people, some of whom have mild to moderate dementia

You are willing to learn about dementia

You will attend Alive’s dementia training and other relevant training

You are reliable and communicate your availability

You agree to an enhanced DBS check


What you can get out of it:

Connecting with your local community & supporting vulnerable groups

Meeting new people (participants and volunteers)

Being involved in fun activities - games, crafts, day trips, events - activities vary

Learning more about supporting people with dementia and their carers & receiving dementia training

The good feeling of making a positive difference in someone's life

A reference, if desired

Work experience

Paid travel expenses (up to £10/day)


We are looking forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our team of 70+ volunteers.


How to Apply: 

Please contact Nadja on or call 07519534577

Contact Person: 
Nadja Klose
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Postal Address: B Bond, Smeaton Rd