Interests

  • Community Engagement

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 telephone older people on a regular basis weekly to help alleviate the debilitating effects of loneliness and social isolation and monitor any needs that may arise. You would be calling the same person(s) to provide a listening ear 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 . Able to use own initiative

Interests

  • Community Engagement

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Details

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

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 26/06/2020

End Date: 30/06/2021

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

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

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