Volunteer befrienders urgently needed in Basildon, Loughton, Walton on the Naze and Colchester

Do you like to chat, do a jigsaw puzzle crosswords or play cards? Do you have time to meet with some one either weekly or fortnightly?

Then we need you to help reduce the feeling of loneliness and isolation to a hearing impaired person?

You don't need to have a hearing loss yourself - just be a good communicator, volunteers are needed in Basildon, Loughton, Walton on Naze and Colchester.


Have good communication and listening skills, outgoing and a good conversationalist. Show compassion and empathy and make people feel at ease


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

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 13/02/2017

End Date: 13/02/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

This opportunity is fortnightly and monthly


This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Colchester, Epping, Maldon, Tendring

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