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Friendship Caller Volunteer

Help us to tackle loneliness and social isolation.

Our statistics have revealed that 240,000 people in Scotland regard the television or a pet as their closest companion. Here at Age Scotland, we aim to tackle loneliness and social isolation on a practical level through our Community Connecting service and friendship line – and we need your help!

The friendship line is part of the wider Age Scotland Helpline. The purpose of a friendship caller is to provide calls of companionship to people who are 50 and over, who may live alone or feel alone and would benefit from a chat. Having a conversation can have such a positive impact, we can talk about many things that aren’t Coronavirus related, for example current interests, hobbies, previous work life – the list is endless!

Whether you want to develop your skills or just make a difference – this role is for you!


Ready to apply

Download the Role Description

Download the Application Form

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Once you’ve completed the application form please send it back to us and we’ll get in touch.

By email: volunteering@agescotland.org.uk

By post: FAO Volunteering Age Scotland, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PR

Should you have any questions, please feel free to call 0333 32 32 400 or email: volunteering@agescotland.org.uk. We would love to hear from you!

 

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