Social Connections

Through the Social Connections programme, employee-volunteers can contribute to the wellbeing of older people in York. By supporting older people, employee-volunteers can have a positive impact on people’s lives at a time when vulnerability and isolation can be high.

Who is it for?

● Employee-volunteers who want to support older people in York and help to address the demographic shift in the sge structure of society.

How does it work?

Teams of employee-volunteers can:

  • host activities, games sessions and seasonal parties for older people in independent living communities and care homes across York.
  • host a tea party at their organisation, for older people living across York.
  • deliver Tea and Technology sessions to promote digital inclusion by improving the digital skills of older people across York.
  • become a companion for older people and support them in attending our seasonal day trips.

Get involved

● For employee-volunteers who are interested in taking part, contact us on info@yorkcares.co.uk  and we will share with you all the current opportunities. We are also happy to discuss any bespoke ideas that you may have.

 

 
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