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Volunteer Befriender/Companion

Volunteer Befriender/Companion

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    Brent, London

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    almost 3 years ago

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Part-Time Hindi Speaking Female Volunteer Befriender/Companion

A Charitable Organisation, based in London NW10 area is looking for a Part-time Female Hindi Speaking Volunteer Befriender/Companion for an elderly female Service User in the London area of Brent.

The Charity provides Volunteer Befrienders/Companions to help alleviate loneliness and social isolation in older people.

Volunteer Befriender/Companion to offer support such as:

  • Talking, reading, watching TV, playing indoor games
  • Short occasional walks with service user

Key Skills/Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have current Enhanced DBS or willing to have one done, fees met by the Charity
  • Experience in volunteering as a Befriender would be an advantagebut not essential
  • Have good listening and communication skills
  • Patient, caring and sympathetic
  • Fluent in Hindi language
  • Be willing to give 1-2 hours per day, for 1-2 days per week (early Mondays and/or Wednesdays)


£10 per visit toward travel expenses, or depending how far you have to travel.

To apply, please email us your CV and covering letter ASAP to Only short listed candidates will be notified.