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Fancy a chat? Have a weekly catch-up with an elderly resident

by Age UK Sandwell

Telephone befrienders really support older people. Training given, home based.

Organisation description

A borough-wide campaigning and support service for older people.

Accessibility

From home

Preferred skills

Good listening, communication skills, patience and tact. A caring, sympathetic, sensitive manner and non-judgemental approach. Commitment to understanding the needs of older people. Reliable/dependable/flexible with a positive outlook. Understanding of confidentiality and adhering to policies as given.

Experience gained

Working with older people. Training and support from the volunteer team.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?

Yes

Minimum age

18+

Age focus

  • Older people

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime
  • Evenings
  • Weekends

Categories

  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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