Our member likes to stay in doors and she would like a Volunteer to visit her every other week on a Tuesday or Thursday as she has carers and cleaners visit on the other days.
She used to really enjoy completing crosswords and hopes that she and the Home Befriender can complete some together over a cup of tea.
She likes to bake and enjoys knitting. She can no longer hear or see the TV so likes to have the radio on.
She likes to talk about places as she is well travelled and also is very interested in local history.
Our member communicates with clear speech.
We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable Volunteers
Good communication skills, particularly with regard to conversational skills
To be reliable and have a genuine interest to make a difference in lives of deafblind people
Patience and a warm and friendly attitude
What will we ask for in return?
A regular commitment of one weekly visit - usually 1-3 hours We will need to undertake two references and a DBS check before this role can start You will need to be over the age of 18 years to apply for this role
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
On line training
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 28/06/2017
End Date: 02/02/2020
This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford
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