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.
- 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 and Wickford
Barnardo's (in partnership with Virgin Care for the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service)