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COVID-19 Community Connections - Telephone Befriender

Our vision is a world where children and families meet their full potential in life.  Our values are Trusted, Inclusive, Empowering, Encouraging and Approachable.

We provide a range of support services for families, young people and older people across Kirklees (and parts of South Yorkshire).

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    COVID-19 Community Connections - Telephone Befriender
  • About the Volunteer Role
    Our Befriending service (Telephone at the moment April 20) is available for people who may be experiencing isolation and loneliness. We match volunteers with people who are referred to us; usually older people but we do also receive referrals for and from people with physical disabilities or who are low in confidence. The relationship built between the Befriender Volunteer and client can promote confidence improve health and well-being and provide a new friendship and support. This role can be extremely rewarding. Training and support are provided.
  • Role
  • When you can volunteer
  • Suitable for under 18's
  • Type of role
    Befriending/Support/Care, COVID-19
  • Special Requirements
    References required, DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise)
Opportunities Location

Anywhere in Kirklees, Volunteer from Home

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