Sue Ryder is looking for volunteer befrienders to support families facing the challenge of a life-limiting condition.
Volunteer befrienders help by making weekly home visits to offer company, emotional support and practical help.
This might involve chatting over a cup of tea, taking someone out to a favourite place or running a couple of errands for the family.
Contact person firstname
Natasha Saunders, Befriending Coordinator
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 955 0443
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloSociablePatientSupportiveEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Mandatory induction day. Manual handling and Death Matters training days also available.
Is support given?
Description of support
Monthly group supervision and regular contact with befriending coordinator.
Are expenses paid?
Description of expenses
Travel and food.
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
5 September 2018
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