Some older people feel isolated and we are looking for volunteers who could:
- visit them in their home once a week or fortnight
- take them out for a coffee
- visit a local place of interest
All our volunteers receive training and we give support to have a DBS check done.
Contact person firstname
Shelley Challenger, Project Administrator
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
Visits take place across the Reading Borough
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Good sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Is support given?
Description of support
Regular contact with volunteers
Are expenses paid?
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
19 October 2018
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