Volunteer befrienders' wanted for a couple of hours each week. The volunteer will visit the client in the community and either sit in with them and/or keep them company or take them out for a walk, coffee, to the shops, garden centre. It is a chance to meet wonderful people and make a difference to their lives. As well as keeping the client company the visit will allow their loved ones to take a well earned break. There is no hands on or personal care involved. Training and expenses will be provided.
The main criteria for this volunteer role is to be "a caring person", if you care about others and are a genuinely nice person then this volunteer role is for you. All we ask is that you are kind, personable and caring and have a genuine interest in other people. We have volunteers from all different kinds of background, health, social care, counselling, dentistry, law, teachers, care support work, beauty, receptionists.