About the role
Our Befriending Service offers friendship and social contact to anyone over 60. We need volunteers to offer friendship to lonely older clients in the Thurrock area through a weekly visit. You will need good listening and communication skills and an understanding of issues facing older people.
Please note: This role will currently be conducted over the phone only. Home visits will ensue once it is safe and possible to do so.
Find out more
Join the team
Like the sound of this role? Before you get in touch with us, make sure you can:
Visit clients within the areas of:
- Chadwell St Mary
- Stanford Le Hope
Give a minimum of one hour a week for at least a period of 12 months
Confidently communicate and be an active listener
Be available Monday to Friday during the day
Please click on the button below to complete our volunteer interest form.
We are also looking for Telephone Befrienders to come into our Thurrock office situated in Grays. Find out about becoming a Telephone Befriender.