Befriender at Age UK Teesside

Weekly or fortnightly befriender able to assist older people in their own homes

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Hours per week 2 hours
Location At service users home. Address to be given when Age UK staff introduce volunteer to their service user.
Description

Volunteers will be expected to call in and visit with an older person in their own home; assist them with daily living tasks and/or go on short walks or outings with an older person. This opportunity will help volunteers meet interesting new people, develop their communication and social skills, gain invaluable practical experience working with vulnerable adults.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Communication Skills
  • Advice and Guidance
About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Friendly, reliable, trustworthy, enthusiastic, empathetic, supportive, flexible, good listening skills

Desirable: Outgoing personality

Interested?

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