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Home Befriender - Thurrock, Brentwood & Basildon

To offer company and friendship to an older person for an hour each week in that persons home

This is an opportunity for volunteers to do something rewarding for your community. To know that giving your time and commitment can make a real difference to an older persons life.

Commitment of one hour a week preferably the same time, same day each week is requested for at least a year.

Volunteers must have their own transport.

Skills


- Good listening and communcation skills

- Understanding of confidentiality

- Patience and sensitivity

- Reliable and able to commit to at least one year as a Befriender

- Willingness to undertake training

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website

Posted for

Age UK - Essex

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website

Interests

  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Health and Social Care
  • Older People

Activities

  • General Helping
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 23/08/2018 - 31/12/2021

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Basildon Billericay and Wickford
Brentwood
Thurrock

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