Day care centres
St John Ambulance runs four day centres, in Ashington, Berwick,
Eston and Shiremoor. These centres provide a caring and safe
environment for people who may be elderly, have physical or
learning disabilities, or are lonely and socially isolated.
What does it involve?
You can give as little or as much time as you wish, give a few
spare hours here or there or commit to a couple of hours each
Providing company and conversation for a few hours a week. You
could help someone to participate in a wide and varied range of
activities – from gardening to glass painting or from reading to
We train all St John Ambulance volunteers, you will first
receive full training and support in the skills needed to carry out
The day care centres run in the following locations:
The Next Steps
Our vacancies section shows the roles
we are currently recruiting for.