TVA recruiting volunteers for Winter Pressures
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance and Age Connects Torfaen are recruiting specific volunteer roles for their Winter Pressures project.
If you can regularly spare up to an hour and you’re a good listener, friendly, empathetic and like a good chat over the phone, then being a telephone befriender could be perfect for you.
TVA with Age Connects Torfaen are recruiting specific volunteer roles for their Winter Pressures project.
We’re looking for people who can visit an older person once a week to provide companionship.
An hour a week to have a chat over a cup of tea can make a huge difference to the life of someone who may be lonely or socially isolated.
Age Connects are working within the Winter Pressures funding to provide a befriending services for older people within their home at various locations throughout Torfaen.
To make regular visits to people age 50 and over who may be isolated due to health, disability or personal circumstances.
- Listening skills
- Be able to communicate well with others
- Enjoyment of social contact
- Ability to motivate and encourage people
- Sense of humour
- Reliable and honest
- To be non judgemental, respecting peoples differences.
- Patience and understanding