Sutherland Friends Call

  • VO90764
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

To make contact via telephone with a person(s) with whom you have been matched on the agreed regular weekly pattern. To give the person(s) some social interaction and emotional support through conversation. To stay connected with the organisation and feedback any concerns, that may need addressing.

Availability

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

An agreed time between the volunteer and friend. Approx. 30 minutes per week.

Restrictions

Experience required: A friendly, listening ear Patience and a warm and friendly attitude Willingness to follow current advice to keep yourself and others safe Willingness and ability to ensure that any information you give is accurate and from a reliable source.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Car users may claim 45p per mile up to a maximum of £8 each way. Any car used by you as a VGS Volunteer must have valid MOT certificate & covered by necessary insurance. For telephone calls, we pay 4p per minute for calls. If you calls are charged at a higher rate, copies of phone bills showing duration and cost must be provided.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Informal chat
Training details: Befriending training via video call or face-to-face.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago