Connections for Life Volunteer

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As part of the organisation, our Connections Volunteers offer the vital connection and

support our beneficiaries need. In the role of a Connections Volunteer, you will help support

a lonely individual via regular telephone calls.


Depending on the beneficiary’s requirements, you will remain their volunteer for the duration

of the project with the aim of integrating them back into the community and helping them

become confident and independent again. As a Connections Volunteer, you will have the

whole support of the Association behind you and a designated co-ordinator as your point of

contact. We will provide you with all the necessary training so you can rest assured that you

will have all the skills you need.


Not having someone to talk to during these challenging times can be lonely, particularly if the

person is used to social activities and spending

What skills do I need?

The skills you need


• Patience

• Empathy

• Good listener

• Ability to maintain boundaries


  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
    Training is provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 17/02/2021

End Date: 17/02/2022

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Availability Details

This role is flexible, and can be carried out either weekly, fortnightly, or monthly. Calls on average are 30 mins.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

Posted for
RAF Association

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  • Older People


  • Supporting People and Befriending

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