Cariads Volunteer to support a service that provides information, advice and support to all carers in Thurrock.

• Pop In Check Up Service - If carer is away, pop in for 15 mins to check cared for person is okay

• Home Befriending Service - sit with cared for person whilst carer is at an appointment or on a regular basis

• Home Befriending Service - support a carer who cannot get out or accompany them for walks, etc.

• Appointment Service - accompany a cared for person to an appointment so carer does not have to take time off to do this

• Community Champion - promote the Cariads service at drop-in events, local libraries and community events.

• Administrative Support - based in Cariads office to assist administrator, manager, support workers and Community Champions.


Good communication and people skills. Ideally, personal experience as a carer.

Compassionate, understanding attitude and to recognise the unique contributions of others.

Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • 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: 03/08/2017

End Date: 03/08/2019

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Availability Details

We don't ask for any minimum or maximum hours, we are really flexible with what you are able to do.


152 Bridge Road
RM17 6DB

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