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Assisting in our Charity Shop

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Helping out in our shop could be a great way to get a welcome break from studies and exams, while at the same time knowing that your time is contributing towards raising funds to help deliver services to older people in the borough of Camden. A particular interest in books, film, antiques or clothes could help with us getting best prices for our donations.

Community Connector

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Help promote independence and connect older people to their community!

As a Community Connector, you will work with older people to find new activities that they would like to take part in. By doing so, you will help combat isolation and loneliness and bring stimulation, enjoyment and company back into older people’s lives.

This role is key to Age UK Camden’s aim to bring community, empowerment and friendship to older people in Camden.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistant

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Do you like the idea of spending time with and supporting older people?

Age UK Camden provides services and support to older people in Camden borough.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistants engage with people in their homes and in the community providing invaluable practical and emotional support, that helps keep them engaged with the community and their interests.

This role will suit someone who has 1-2 hours a week (excluding travel) during the day, and can commit for up to 12 months.

Dementia Befriending Volunteer

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Visiting someone living with dementia or memory loss is very rewarding. We are looking for people who can commit to making a weekly visit to someone for a year, to help alleviate isolation and keep these older people engaged with their communities. People live all over Camden, so a willingness to travel is necessary.

Completion of on-line training in Dementia Awareness is a prerequisite to becoming a befriender.

Other training is provided and out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

Outreach Community Facilitator

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Age UK Camden, Outreach Service are looking for friendly, organised people who are good at planning and have the confidence to facilitate small group activities and social gatherings for older people. These activities will usually be held at Supported Housing or Sheltered accommodation and are aimed at encouraging older people to engage and socialise in the places they live, using common space.

You will be able to commit to a regular slot/ activity.