Volunteer Befriender at Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

Visit an isolated older person for a social chat.

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Hours per week 1 hour
Location In individuals homes. We currently have volunteer vacancies in and around Middlesbrough.
Description

We provide volunteer befrienders to isolated older people, for a social chat in the older person's home.

We ask volunteers to visit once a week/once a month, for a minimum of 6 months. We provide training and reimburse travel expenses.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Communication Skills

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

We provide training, usually over the phone, to tell you more about the role and set you up for your first visit.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Good communication skills

Desirable: Understanding of the needs of older people

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!