WORK WITH US
There are lots of ways for you to get involved, make a difference and support the work we do
VOLUNTEER FOR US
Here at Amy’s our volunteers are a crucial part of the team and highly valued. If you can spare one day a week or half a day a week or even a day a month then we would love you to join us.
We have opportunities for volunteers
- to come and help us make our days fun
- to drive the minibus for us
- to lead activities
- to attend professionally run courses
- to talk and listen one-to-one
- to help with food organisation, preparation, and service
- to walk, talk and push
- Administration and fundraising – office work
- Volunteer drivers using their own vehicles
SPONSOR AMY’S CARE
At Amy’s Care we try to provide a wide variety of activities, trips, meals out, tea and cake.
If you feel you can become a sponsor or fundraise for us there are are many ways in which you can support us.
For example, you can sponsor a member that may need financial support. It costs £60 per day for all day care including transport to and from home, activities, hot meal, trip out, tea and cake.
You can help with transport costs. It costs £1000 per year to take our Keswick Group to Sunbeams Music Trust in Penrith.
It costs £50 to take a group to have tea and cake to complete their afternoon trip.
BECOME AN APPRENTICE
Ever thought about a rewarding career in Health and Social Care?
We are happy to support the Apprenticeship programme in conjunction with education providers. You can earn a wage whilst studying and doing the job!
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you’ll:
- Work alongside experienced staff
- Gain job-specific skills
- Earn a wage and get holiday pay
- Get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)
Places are limited so please contact us to discuss your application.
Amy’s Care is proud to offer work experience to school students who wish to explore the experience of what it is like to be an activity worker. We also support those who wish to enter the medical profession.
We have superb links with Carlisle College students who are studying NVQ’s in Adult Social Care and wish to have a work placement with us.
In addition we are proud to support students from the University of Cumbria based in Carlisle and Lancaster who wish to experience Adult Care especially looking at those living with Dementia.
We are happy to offer experience to students to help with final dissertations.
Places are limited so if you wish to apply please contact us.