A volunteers story…
Jan Harbidge visited Camphill Blair Drummond during one of our open days last Summer, when we were showing people our new houses and workshops. She was ‘bowled over’ by the visit. Jan was “so impressed and loved the idea of working in the gardens”. Jan chatted to a resident during the visit about the garden and cutting the grass and mentioned that she couldn’t use a petrol mower because it was difficult to start; the resident replied “Come to me and I’ll help you”. Jan decided that she wanted to find out more about volunteering at Camphill Blair Drummond and started as a volunteer helping in the workshops in November 2013.
Jan really enjoys volunteering at Camphill Blair Drummond. She “feels useful, and enjoys meeting residents and other members of the community”. Jan thinks there is a “lovely atmosphere at Camphill Blair Drummond, and that it’s a very caring place”. Her favourite moment so far has beenattending the Christmas Carol Service at Blair Drummond Hall and “seeing the smiles on everyone’s face and everybody enjoying participating!”
There are lots of different volunteer roles available at Camphill Blair Drummond, if you would like to know more about joining our community as a volunteer please contact Jocelyn Glebocki on 01786 841573 or e-mail Jocelyn@camphillblairdrummond.org.uk.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Volunteer David running the Edinburgh Men’s 10kDavid is a valued Volunteer here at Camphill Blair Drummond. Since 2003 he has been a long term befriender to Graham,
Read more about Volunteer David running the Edinburgh Men’s 10k»
Annual Bike SafariOur annual Bike Safari was a huge success this year and our final total raised, including gift aid is a
Read more about Annual Bike Safari»
Celebrating Volunteers WeekLast week we celebrated Volunteers Week by thanking all our local volunteers and co-worker with personal messages and cards from our students
Read more about Celebrating Volunteers Week»
- “The new In-Touch workshop meets people’s individual needs better as everyone can have their own space but still feel part of the workshop” Laura Carberry (1:1 Support Worker)