Our member used to enjoy ballroom dancing and music.
She would really like a volunteer that could visit her once a week who shares similar interests.
She likes chatting and listening to other peoples stories too.
She doesn't go out by herself any more as she is very nervous about falling.
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: 01/02/2018
This opportunity is available in: Brentwood
More Opportunities from Deafblind UK
Barnardo's (in partnership with Virgin Care for the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service)
Volunteering Matters GIVE MORE GET MORE
CGL WizeUp Thurrock
Maldon and Dengie Stroke and Carers Support Group