Adult befrienders and sitters

Do you enjoy meeting people and making a difference? We need volunteers to provide respite by befriending a lonely man or woman or clients with dementia to allow the carer/partner to have an hour or so away from the home. May involve quizzes, reading the newspaper or just sitting and chatting.

Skills or experience required?:

Compassion;
Friendliness;
Reliability.

You will require?: Criminal Record Check (DBS)
This opportunity is suitable for: Wheelchair users
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Befriending & buddying
Type(s) of cause supported: Children, young people & families, Disablity, Local community, Mental health, Older people
Where is the opportunity located?: Hambleton
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening