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's position
Their phone number?
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
14 December 2016
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