Volunteer Befriender

A fantastic opportunity to volunteer in an innovative, exciting, vibrant dynamic service.

To provide company, support and encouragement to people accessing community services and activities.

To be a caring listener for people who may not have others they feel comfortable talking to.

To support adults feeling isolated and lonely.


Good people skills.

Awareness of confidentiality and professional boundaries

Non judgmental and inclusive attitude to all people involved with Future in Mind

Basic admin skills.


  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 27/03/2017

End Date: 27/03/2019

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This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping, Harlow, Maldon, Rayleigh and Rochford, Tendring, Uttlesford

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