• Older People


  • Support and Befriending

Volunteers are essential to our work and we always need more volunteers to support our service. Due to the impacts of Covid-19 we now require volunteers to provide a weekly check in phone call service with our community. This role requires you to be patient, calm, friendly and to be able to talk confidently in a respectful manner to our clients to ensure they are doing okay, they have everything they need and just to catch up with them and check in with from week to week. The role will be a couple of hours a week and will be based in our offices in Bexleyheath. Training will be provided.

What skills do I need?

We require volunteers who have a confident telephone manner, who are friendly, who have an understanding of confidentiality. We want volunteers who have an understanding of how important it is to hear a friendly voice at the end of a phone, and who can have a chit chat with clients on a regular basis. It is beneficial that the volunteer has computer skills and is confident with adding information to a database but this is not essential. Training will be provided.


  • Older People


  • Support and Befriending


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

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The Irish Centre, 2b Devonshire Road
Bexley Heath

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