Have a huge positive impact on someone’s life by just picking up the phone
Befriending / Visiting volunteer needed for Age UK Reading in RG30
Many people find themselves alone or isolated for one reason or another and would like a friendly voice on the end of a telephone for a chat. Such calls can have a huge impact on someone’s life and induce a feeling of well being.
Calls are made at a regular day and time from the Age UK Reading office in Portman Road, Reading.
If you could you provide an elderly person with regular, friendly telephone contact then please get in touch.
Location address line 1
42 Portman Road
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?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PM
Any of these times
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Safeguarding training and any other aspects related to befriending as relevant
Description of support
Regular contact with Befriending Co-ordinator
Description of expenses
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
8 July 2019
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