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Volunteer

Companion Service Volunteer

Role Summary

A companion volunteer can choose to be:

  • A companion video / telephone caller
  • A companion within the parents home
  • Or a companion of all 3

Skills or interests needed:

  • Individuals with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of older people who are committed to volunteering on a regular basis
  • Commitment to complete our Volunteer Report form accurately and regularly
  • Ability to travel for visits in the local community either by car or public transport for those volunteers who choose to participate in this type of activity.
  • Digital literacy for those volunteers who choose to participate in this type of activity

There will be an interview, references and a DBS check will be taken, a level of which will be dependant on the tasks you are involved with. Induction training plus training specific to the role will be provided.

For more information and to apply call 0115 8414464  or email victoria.pearce@ageuknotts.org.uk

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