Host Organisation: Age UK Cheshire East

A great opportunity to get involved in our brand new Keep In Touch service

Opportunity Interests: Older People (60+)
Type of Activity: Befriending
Location: Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime

Make an immediate and direct difference to the lives of isolated and lonely older people.

Our Keep In Touch volunteers will call the same people each week, making well-being checks and having a general chat, then reporting back each week with any concerns or issues.

This role can be as little as half an hour each week.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Friendly, chatty, reliable, trustwortthy and honest.
An ability to emapthise with the problems faced by older people
Basic IT skills and able to send and receive emails

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

Out of pocket expenses
Mileage at 45p per mile

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Remote support and guidance

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Personalised training as needed.