One to One Volunteer Befriender

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One to One Volunteer Befriender

We are looking for friendly and reliable people who enjoy the company of others. Sensory Awareness training will be provided and so no previous experience of working with people who has sight/hearing loss is required. A PVG check will be required for this role, and we would be looking for a minimum of 6 months commitment.

• To provide company and emotional support
• To assist service user to develop social contacts by joining community events and social groups
• To support a service user with shopping
• To provide telephonic befriending when necessary
• To accompany service user to café or for a healthy walk
• To commit to a minimum of 6 hours per month.

We are looking for volunteer/s who drive and can assist our service users with transport. But not driving would not exclude you from being suitable for the role.

Volunteers are required across the Angus area.

Contact for Application form:
Cilmi Eldho
NESS Volunteer Coordinator (Angus)
07720 811896,

Organisation aims and objectives

North East Sensory Services (NESS) is the leading provider of fully integrated joint sensory services in the North East of Scotland. Through our wide range of services, we work to achieve independence for blind and deaf people.


Minimum age: 18


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