Host Organisation: Age UK Cheshire East

Volunteers are needed to support with weekly welfare calls to older people in Cheshire East

Opportunity Interests: Older People (60+)
Type of Activity: Befriending
Location: From Home - Remote Volunteering
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime

To telephone the same clients on the same day each week, at pre-arranged times.
Check their wellbeing, provide a listening ear and friendly voice.
Report back each week on the call and any issues and concerns identified.
Hours to suit the volunteer, from as little as half an hour each week
Must be Friendly and good with people, Well organised, reliable and trustworthy
Basic IT skills, able to send and receive emails

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

Basic IT skills to be able to send and receive emails.
Must be friendly, reliable and trustworthy

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?:

Travel and out of pocket expenses

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Initial training and ongoing telephone and email support

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Safeguarding training and GDPR training provided