Virtual Befriending Team Members

  • VO84581
  • Home-based volunteering


Street Friends Helping the Homeless Aberdeen is working towards a brighter future for homeless people, vulnerable and people in poverty.

With dignity Street Friends Helping the Homeless offer fresh chilled sandwiches and desserts as meals, food parcels for a few days, clothing, pet food, toiletries/condoms/sanitary products to those most in need as a result of homeless, poverty or vulnerable. We have established links with specialist services. When we befriend, we keep a note anonymously, on how people are doing, if they are in danger/emergency they are given immediate help. If they wish to progress we can use the referrals to get people to the correct professional service.

We offer kindness, empathy, friendship and safe choices if people wish to pursue them.

We are seeking kind, computer savvy people with a good telephone manner, interpersonal skills, team members, to assist us as Virtual Befriending Team Members providing support to homeless people. This is a work from home/virtual assistant, (phone/ PC access & broadband required). At times there will be zoom or alternative meetings. All help provided makes a difference for homeless people in Aberdeen and this is also an opportunity to gain positive experience and develop skills.

We have a full volunteer pathway with training opportunities and all help makes a real difference and is always greatly appreciated.

For more information about volunteering in this role and any other roles with Street Friends Helping the Homeless please contact Sam Raion, Communications Secretary at email

Organisation aims and objectives

The relief of the needs of homeless people in the City of Aberdeen and in furtherance of this by; i) The provision of food, clothing and other necessities for homeless people ii) Reaching out to homeless people by street work iii) Working in partnership with other bodies to achieve the purposes










Flexible times and days available to suit volunteers.


Travel details: Can be undertaken from home.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: • We collate volunteers hours & volunteer expenses issuing month in lieu. • Speak to comms secretary prior to making any purchases. • Any quotes or items needed are assessed with the management team.
Training details: Good support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers. All volunteer help is greatly appreciated.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.