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Enjoy a sociable cup of tea?

Befriending / Visiting volunteer needed for Reading Borough Council (RBC) in RG30

Southcote Over 50’s is looking for someone who likes spending time with older people, chatting over a cuppa, helping out with a quiz and entertainment during the social club.

The attendees are aged from 65 to 90+ and are a warm, welcoming and lively group who enjoy a good natter and laughter.

Contact person firstname
Michelle Berry , Neighbourhood Co-ordinator, Wellbeing Team
Lastname
Contact person's position
Mobile?
07834 335 103
Location address line 1
Southcote Community Centre
Line 2
Coronation Square
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG30 3QP

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
12:00pm to 3.30pm
Task type?
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
As required
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Support from other volunteers and Reading Borough Council
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
No
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
13 July 2017