Volunteer Befriender

  • VO75580


Description

Leonard Cheshire operates in 51 countries around the world, working with 21,000 people in the UK. Volunteers assist the users of their service to break down barriers. Their staff and volunteers are essential in enabling involvement with social activities and integration within the local community.

Leonard Cheshire are looking for 1 or 2 befrienders for a lady with additional support needs who lives in supported living and a wheelchair user. She likes going out for walks and drives, enjoys music, musicals, bowling and the cinema. She likes hand massages, manicures, shopping and garden centres . If you share these interest then please get in touch. Leonard Cheshire are especially looking for someone who wants to create a long-term friendship but it’s not necessary to commit to a regular time slot - volunteering can be flexible.

Organisation aims and objectives

At Leonard Cheshire Disability, we work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose - with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically, and to participate fully in society. We campaign for change & provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way. Leonard Cheshire Disability operates in 51 countries around the world, working with 21,000 people in the UK.

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Flexible to suit (fortnightly)

Restrictions

Volunteers must be 16yrs or over. PVG Check will be required.
Experience required: No experience required just a genuine interest in getting involved.
Travel details: Based within individual's home in Carluke and out and around the surrounding areas.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses are reimbursed and mileage in line with their volunteer expenses policy.
Training details: Induction and full training and support is provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago