The Food Train Friends: Befriender

  • VO68426


Description

We are looking for friendly, outgoing and organised volunteers. This opportunity would suit people who enjoy talking to others, are able to listen and have a couple of hours free each week/fortnight that they could spend talking to an older person.

Organisation aims and objectives

Food Train provides a range of services, delivered by volunteers, to older people in Scotland including grocery shopping home deliveries, household support services and befriending services.

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Restrictions

Due to the vulnerable nature of the client group all volunteers will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check
Experience required: Friendliness, trustworthiness, patience, reliability, punctuality, organisation and good listening skills are all that is required.
Travel details: Days and evenings vary - not usually weekends. The service has customers across Wigtownshire. For group outings travel will mainly be in Dumfries & Galloway. Transport is provided for outings.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 16 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.