To offer company and friendship to an older person for by simply giving them a call each week.
This is especially vital as, due to Covid, we are currently unable to offer home visits.
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.
Training, advice and constant support will be given to you.
- 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 trainingRegister your interest
You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website
Between these dates: 23/08/2018 - 31/12/2021
On these days:
Basildon, Billericay & Wickford
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