The LEAP Centre - Volunteer Telephone Befriender

Volunteer Telephone Befriender To make wellbeing and befriending telephone calls to lonely and isolated individuals each week. We ask for 2 hours of your time each week to carry out these calls
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:

Befriending and checking on the well being of vulnerable, isolated and lonely individuals

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Friendly, chatty, non judgemental

Areas of Interest: Community, Families, Health and wellbeing, Older people, Social Welfare
Opportunity suitable for: From your office, Home, Indoor, Long term commitment, Micro, Older people, People seeking work, People with a visual impairment, People with restricted mobility, Short term commitment, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending
Skills gained in this role: Listening, Talking to others
Home based opportunity? Yes
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Leap Centre
Organisation Profile: Leap provides charitable services for children & families. We have an onsite Pre-School, Family Contact Services, Creche & Early Learning Provision. We have Greenscape which is a grounds maintenance service which provides adult daycare & as a Social Enterprise supports the charitable work of the organisation. We have volunteer opportunities for Reading mentor, Greenscape operatives, To work with children/families and reception/admin.
Charity number: 1099806