Volunteer Befriender

Safe guarding, supporting clients on the telephone. Following Buddying system. Following Whag policies and procedures. Reporting to volunteer champion or support worker any concerns with client.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Safe guarding, supporting clients on the telephone. Following Buddying system. Following Whag policies and procedures. Reporting to volunteer champion or support worker any concerns with client.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Empathy, compassionate and patience, punctual, good communicator interpersonal skills

Areas of Interest: Community, Health and wellbeing, Mental Health
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Indoor, Long term commitment, People seeking work
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending
Skills gained in this role: Counselling, Listening, Talking to others
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: WHAG
Organisation Profile: WHAG provides support for women who are homeless or who are at risk of homelessness, and men, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse.
Charity number: 1081032