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Volunteer Befriender

  • VO73904


Description

Volunteer Befrienders needed in Caithness to offer face-to-face support to people in their own homes who are facing isolation. Training and support given.

Organisation aims and objectives

Reduce social isolation Improve the emotional and socail well-being of older adults in community Offer a chance to develop a trusting relationship enhance quality of life assist those who are currently socially excluded to take a more active part in their community Help encourage and maintain a sense of community Offering an opportunity to engage volunteers

Availability

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Restrictions

Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago