Mindset Befriender

  • VO80869


Description

Living with mild or moderate mental health challenges can leave a person isolated and alone. They can lose touch with their families, communities and often day to day activity. By joining us as a volunteer befriender volunteer, you could make all the difference

What’s involved?

Talking and listening; Providing a supportive nudge when needed; Offering reassurance and boosting confidence; Helping someone work through some of their life goals. You will be asked to have a PVG check (police check).

Organisation aims and objectives

To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of West Dunbartonshire and in particular the advancement of education, the furtherance of health and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress by the promotion of the voluntary sector within the area so that the conditions of life of the aforementioned inhabitants may be improved.

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This is flexible based on the time you have available but we generally ask for 2-3 hours per week We ask you to make a commitment of 9 months to the service

Restrictions

Experience required: Be a good listener and able to keep confidentiality Be patient, flexible and reliable Be confident in helping people set and work towards positive life goals Be able to work independently with guidance and support, recognising when to ask for support Be able to respect others’ differences and choices
Travel details: This role takes place in the community
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Paid Monthly in arrears
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 10 days ago