Interests

  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Evergreen Care Bexley seeks to serve older vulnerable adults in our community by improving their circumstances through advocacy, friendship and practical support. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to befriender older people and visit them on a regular weekly basis to help alleviate the debilitating effects of loneliness and social isolation and monitor any needs that may arise. You would be visiting the same person to provide friendship and monitor general well-being.

Evergreen is a Christian organisation.  Although you do not need to be a Christian to volunteer with us in this role it is important that you are able to agree to volunteer within our values.

What skills do I need?

Volunteers will need to be: A good listener Empathetic Non-judgemental Patient Personable Able to use own initiative Reliable Punctual

Interests

  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Details

  • DBS check required
    Enhanced
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Location

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