Telephone Befrienders - Maldon/Colchester

Action for Family Carers are looking for telephone befrienders to contact Carers and older people across Essex. Telephone Befrienders provide support on the telephone to those that may be socially isolated, offering understanding and companionship.

Skills

As a volunteer you will be expected to be empathetic, understanding and able to deal with difficult and emotive conversations. In return you will be offered an interesting and rewarding experience, with ongoing training and development, in a supportive environment.


Details

  • 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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Availability Details

Weekly. Ideally once a week. Flexible hours and days.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Colchester, Maldon

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