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Volunteer Befriender

Volunteer Centre, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde

The purpose of the befriending volunteer role is to make contact with lonely and isolated individuals through regular telephone or face to face conversations, by way of home visits, meetings in the community or supporting to a friendship group. 

What skills do I need?

Good communication skills

Compassionate

Good listener

Patient


When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Details

Monday-Friday, 9-5 although volunteers can choose hours to suit them- minimum of 2 hours per week.

Register your interest
  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Men
  • Mental Health
  • Older people
  • Social care
  • Unemployed
  • Veterans & Armed Forces
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Befriending
  • Care work
  • Providing advice
  • Support work
  • Details
  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
  • Application Process
  • Informal Discussion

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