Befrienders - Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield
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SummaryWe are looking for Befrienders to meet weekly (on a one to one basis) with people who use our service who are experiencing mental health difficulties
Volunteers are asked to support a service user for an hour a week to chat and be a listening ear. Each match-up will last on average 12 weeks before moving to a new client. Meetings will take place in a mutually agreed public space (e.g. a café), during daytime office hours, Monday to Friday. In particular we are looking for applicants from the following areas:
Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield
We are looking for volunteers who have the following attributes:
Enthusiasm; motivation; a desire to learn; experience working with people with mental ill health (desirable not essential); active listening skills; reliability and punctuality; a non-judgmental outlook.
This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference and give back to the local community.