Our member likes to talk about day to day news and things going on locally.
She has recently moved into a residential care home setting and would really like a befriender to visit her once, on any afternoon.
Our member is originally from Devon and likes to talk about her life experiences and has some very interesting stories.
Our member communicates with clear speech.
Quality and Skills we are looking for:
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
- Suitable for under 18s
- DBS check required
- Training provided
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Expenses reimbursed
- Equal opportunities policy
- Written role description
- Volunteer induction
- Ongoing support
- Health and Safety Policy
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 12/07/2017
End Date: 05/08/2018
This opportunity is available in: Brentwood
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