Befriender with Dog – All areas

Wag & Company is a registered charity enabling volunteers with their own dog to build meaningful new friendships with older dog lovers across the North East of England in their own homes or in care or medical establishments.You will only need a couple of hours most weeks to make a big difference to someone’s life.Wag and Company is building a movement of North East dog lovers working together to help older people in our community.We want everyone who misses the friendship of a dog to quickly benefit from a visiting dog team.Our volunteers share their friendship and their dogs.To apply for this opportunity you will need to complete an online application form, provide references, attend an induction programme and complete a DBS check and dog assessment.Applications are online only.

Knowledge & Skills

We would like someone who generally enjoys meeting new people but more specifically, we hope they will be:reliable - always does what they say they will and can be relied uponcompassionate - is kind and sensitive to the needs of othersassured - calm under pressure and resolves unexpected issues responsiblyfriendly - warm and encourages conversationhonest - completely trustworthy


Please complete the form below to register your interest in the opportunity.