For volunteers aged 50+ in Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire
Become a volunteer and help older people, or people with disabilities, with small and minor maintenance tasks.
The tasks to complete for people are varied, normally taking less than 2 hours.
Examples include unblocking sinks, putting up shelves, building flatpack furniture, changing lightbulbs, rewiring plugs, replacing smoke alarm batteries, and hanging mirrors, curtains, or blinds.
Our service is free although the service user pays for any supplies e.g. washers or lightbulbs etc.
Find out more below and register you interest in the opportunity
- Contact clients to arrange a suitable time for the task
- Carry out task
- Record task completion using an on-line report form
- Accept donations if offered, record and hand in so they can be banked
- Ability to carry out simple household tasks which do not require a tradesperson
- A confident & positive person, with a caring attitude
- Competent on a laptop / mobile phone for recording task reports
- Flexibility of availability
- Satisfaction in using your skills to benefit people in your local communities who are older and less able
- Travel expenses and health and safety equipment
- Flexible volunteering at a time that suits you
Our Handyperson Service operates across Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire, where volunteers complete small and minor maintenance jobs that some older people or people with disabilities cannot do by themselves in their own homes.