Support families facing the challenge of a life-limiting condition
Befriending / Visiting volunteers needed for Sue Ryder-Duchess of Kent Hospice
We’re 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.
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 PMFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Additional timing details
An hour or two a week on a day that suits you.
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Happy to work soloSupportiveEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Befriender induction and opportunities to attend hospice training
Description of support
Regular contact with befriending coordinator and monthly group supervisions with other befrienders
Description of expenses
Travel and refreshments
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
15 March 2019