Home Visiting Befriender - All Areas of Essex

Action for Family Carers are the lead partner for Essex Befriends, who are aiming to reduce loneliness and social isolation across Essex.

Action for Family Carers are looking for Home Visiting Befrienders to visit Carers in their own homes in all areas of Essex.

Home Visiting Befrienders provide support to people that may be Carers, older people, people with mental health issues or a learning disability.


As a volunteer you will be expected to be empathetic, understanding and able to deal with difficult and emotive situations.

In return you will be offered an interesting and rewarding experience, with ongoing training and development, in a supportive environment.


  • 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: 08/05/2019

End Date: 08/05/2020

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Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Ideally once a week, flexible hours and days.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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