We are looking for dedicated volunteers aged 50+ who can give a few hours a week to support older people who are experiencing social isolation.

 

As an Age Better Champion you will have experienced social isolation yourself and understand the impact that this can have on physical and mental health/wellbeing. This is a flexible role that gives you the opportunity to help people in a way that you are passionate about, from setting up support networks and activities, to befriending people to support them to try something new.

 

As a Peer Mentor you will support older people to prepare for life events that could lead to them becoming socially isolated, such as retirement or the loss of a loved one. This is a flexible role that gives you the opportunity to help people in a way that you are passionate about, from setting up support networks and activities, to befriending people to support them to try something new.

  

Full job descriptions for each of these voluntary roles can be found here