Befriender, Telephone, Skype or Zoom

Befrienders required working from home, using your own phone, Skype or Zoom. Are you able to form positive and supportive relationships, have good communication skills and are a good listener? Then we are eager to talk to you.

About the opportunity

This service will be managed by our Care Servcies Manager and will consist of volunteers contacting and supporting new individuals who meet our criteria, by means of a weekly phone, Skype or Zoom call using your own phone / equipment from home. You will be carefully matched with a person and receive regular contact from us. The weekly call will be for a maximum of 30 minutes. Please see our website for full details 


  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check
  • Age restrictions

For this role we require you to be over the age of 18.  There is a short application form to complete once you have had a chat with our Care Services Manager to make sure this is the right volutneering opportunity for you. After satisfactory references and DBS clearance you will be required to complete on line safeguarding training.

When you can volunteer

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