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Volunteer Befriender - Hemel Hempstead

Volunteer Befriender - Hemel Hempstead

Long term role · Flexible hours · Starting from 8 Nov 2023
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Summary

Are you a good listener?
Do you enjoy making someone's day?
Can you spare an hour a week to change an older person's life by visiting them?

Detailed description

Why not become a Befriending Volunteer and help older people feel less alone?

We are looking for friendly, caring volunteers living across Hemel Hempstead (HP1 and HP2 postcodes) who can visit once a week and give them some company.


What will I be doing?

You will be matched with an older person, providing friendship and sharing news, views and interests.

As a Visiting Scheme Befriender, you will regularly visit an older person in their own home, perhaps for a cup of tea and a chat.


All volunteers must be over the age of 18 and are recruited subject to references and a clear enhanced DBS. Training will be provided

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Age UK Hertfordshire

Age UK Hertfordshire is one of the largest charities providing services to older people in Hertfordshire and has a high level of recognition among the statutory authorities, voluntary sector and the public. Age UK Hertfordshire is a brand partner of Age UK, able to use the Age UK brand in return for working to agreed quality standards.