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Greenwich Befriending - Home Visiting and Telephone Befrienders needed

Age UK Bromley and Greenwich

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Befrienders and clients enjoy a chat and perhaps a cup of tea whilst playing scrabble or doing something else of interest together – once a week, Weekdays and weekends.
Befrienders can also accompany clients on short walks out together to increase confidence and social wellbeing. Complete a record of visits and be a good communicator.
Telephone Befriending is available as well

Practical Work & DIY,Support Work,Administration,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring,Caring,Community Work,General & Helping

Admin,Basic IT skills - internet & email,Evaluating & Reviewing,Good IT Skills,Managing People,Organising & Planning,Reading & Writing

Non-judgemental Excellent communication - talking and listening skills Warm and friendly personality An interest in older people Able to get out and about

A Greenwich Befriender's comments" Being a volunteer with Age UK is a very rewarding experience. Once you are matched with a person and start chatting with them, you develop a bond. It feels so meaningful to have a chat and cheer someone up. I feel like I’m getting just as much as I am giving, if not more. Developing positive client and volunteer relationships Excellent communication and listening skills Giving back to the local community, having fun and helping to make a difference Involved in a wider volunteer team. Awareness of Age UK Bromley and Greenwich services and projects

Further location details may be provided below.

Lorraine Swift

Opportunities available across Greenwich SE3, SE7, SE9, SE10, SE18, SE28

SE9 6EX

As above at various locations above

30

Email us on volunteering@ageukbandg.org.uk or call 0208 315 1883

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16-17,18-25,25+,65+

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