Befriender

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Could you be a befriender?

Do you have some free time that you could share with someone feeling isolated or lonely? Do you have interests or hobbies that you could inspire someone else to enjoy alongside you?

Our Volunteer Befrienders have gone cycling and swimming, helped with gardens, been to cinemas, tried yoga and tai chi, drunk tea and chatted, talked through problems, laughed out loud and made a real difference to peoples wellbeing.

What skills do I need?

Good listener, and be over 18 years of age

Details

  • Accessibility
  • 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?

Start Date: 19/07/2017

End Date: 19/07/2020

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Availability Details

This opportunity is flexible.

Posted for
Mind in West Essex

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Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Older People

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

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