- Volunteer Befreinder
- Roles are available in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland
- Age UK Teesside
The role is to provide company and companionship to those aged
65 and over, who are lonely/isolated and have little or no social
Volunteers are matched to clients to provide 1:1 support in the home and in the community
To provide companionship and support to those experiencing loneliness/social isolation
To encourage interaction and participation in community activity
To report any concerns for clients welfare
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of issues affecting older people
Good listening and communication skills
A desire to have a positive impact of individual lives
Volunteers should have good listening skills and be able to build good rapport. The role requires volunteers to work alone.
Volunteers will need to provide 2 references, undergo a DBS check and attend an Induction session
Please complete the form below to register your interest in the opportunity.