Telephone Befrienders

Age UK East Sussex

Register your Interest

Have you a couple of hours to spare each week, would you like to help the elderly within your community?

We have opportunities to support the elderly within your community from the comfort of your own home as a telephone befriender. We are looking for people who are compassionate, enthusiastic and is able to brighten our client’s day, whilst helping to combat loneliness

Skills

Good communication skills, compassionate, reliable and enthusiastic

Benefits

  • Building Relationships
  • Communication Skills
  • Helping your community

Practical Considerations

  • Flexible hours
  • We will obtain a DBS Check

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training