Mealtime Volunteers

Our New Wycliffe Home, in Rushy Mead, is home to 40 elderly people with sight loss, many have other health conditions too,


Mealtimes are: Breakfast: 8.30am - 10.30am Lunchtime: 12pm - 2pm Teatime: 4.30pm - 6.30pm Volunteers can commit themselves to as few or as many days/mealtimes as they wish. Responsibilities: To support individuals with their meals and drinks, responding to the needs and wishes of each person. To assist with serving drinks and food as per instruction from trained staff. To pass on any concerns regarding an individual’s diet. To support with clearing the tables in the dining room. Support each individual to make their own choice. To respect the confidential nature of personal information. Qualities and skills we are looking for: The ability to act appropriately in an environment that may be emotionally demanding. To be reliable and have a genuine interest in the desire to make a difference in the lives of visually impaired people. Good communication skills. Patience and a warm and friendly attitude. Flexibility as to availability. Support provided for you: Visual Impairment Awareness training will be provided and take place at Vista. Regular newsletters, updates and news from the Volunteer Coordinator at Vista. Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 26/02/2022

End Date: 02/12/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible shifts/days


New Wycliffe Home
Rushey mead

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