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Are you friendly, patient and able to build a good rapport with people? This is a wonderful opportunity to engage in a voluntary role without even leaving your house. We are looking for Telephone Befriending volunteers to offer companionship and alleviate the loneliness blind and partially sighted people can often experience.
What you will be doing?
Telephoning people from your own home; having a chat and providing companionship.
This a very flexible role and suited to anyone who has limited availability.
Talking & Listening
What skills and experience are needed?
• A caring, friendly, helpful and understanding nature
• Good listener
• Clear speaking voice
• Good time keeping.
This role offers a chance to:
• Make a difference
• Work with a variety of people
• Work with people with sight loss
• Develop new friendships.
Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring
We welcome and/or have the resources to support:
People with physical disabilities and/or visual impairment.