Interests

  • Community Engagement
  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Isolation Help Bexley started as a result of Covid 19 and has grown through the pandemic. We saw that there was a need to support neighbour to neighbour and this premise is what drives us forward beyond the emergency response. We know that there are still many people who need support with food shopping, prescription collections, a newspaper or a friendly chat. We aim to help reduce the isolation of vulnerable and elderly residents through the Borough with 'good neighbour' Volunteers.

We need volunteers who will be able to offer their time for ad-hoc or regular support for residents; A good neighbour that is happy to pop to the shops for a few groceries, a newspaper a prescription or who can just be there for a chat. 

Isolation Help Bexley are always on the look out for kind hearted people to join us as volunteers.



What skills do I need?

We're not looking for anything special, just 'special people'!

You will need to be a good communicator.

Have a desire to help others.

A caring nature. 

A Community spirit.

Interests

  • Community Engagement
  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Details

  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Not currently, but under consideration.
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Only when supervised by an adult due to PLI restrictions
  • Training provided
    Dependent on role
  • Volunteer induction
    Dependent on role
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 29/07/2020

End Date: 29/07/2021

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Availability Details

The role is flexible and can work around your commitments

Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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