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Befriender Match – Discussions on current affairs

Befriending / Visiting volunteer needed for ENRYCH Berkshire

Our volunteers support and enable people with a physical disability to take up, or return to, a hobby, interest, sporting activity or learning opportunity which they cannot do without some help or support. This support is mainly about giving confidence, understanding and emotional support to bring colour to our members’ lives.

We are looking for everyday folk who might have a few free hours each week to share an interest with someone with a disability. That hobby you’ve had for years might be just the thing that one of our Members is looking for. You never know – volunteering might actually add some unexpected colour to your life too!

This lady is looking for a volunteer to visit her at home to discuss current affairs and have interesting discussions with.

She has a great sense of humour and a keen mind.

She suffers from a neurological disorder which affects her physical abilities.

Her other interests are cookery, art and crafting and quizzes.

She often has asleep during the day and gets tired so an hour a week will be ample time to enjoy this volunteering opportunity and to get to know this interesting lady.

Interested but want to know a little more about what being a volunteer is like? Read about Maria’s volunteering experience HERE

Take a look at our new Befriender Match page to see examples of people seeking befrienders now.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Roz Watts, Volunteer Project Coordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01189291675
Mobile?
07926023908
Contact instructions?
Monday to Thursday

Map
Location description
Caversham
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
One hour each week will be sufficient
Task type?
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleGood sense of humourSociableCommunicatorEmotionally robustPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Introduction to Enrych
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Volunteer coordinator available Monday to Thursday
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses reimbursed
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
14 June 2019

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