Activities Befriender Volunteer (#013)


We're looking for a volunteer to support a young woman who has learning difficulties to go out and about in the local community.

The resident likes to visit outdoor centres, wildlife venues, cafes, shops and also enjoys amateur photography.



Time commitment


Normally only around two hours per befriending visit on days and times discussed and agreed to suit all parties.

A lady in a garden centre smiling and looking at plants

Role description

This is a wonderfully rewarding opportunity for a volunteer befriender who will attend at our supported living house in Annan and support the female client who has slight learning difficulty to do pass-times or activities as agreed or to go out into the community for walks, shopping and visitor centres.

No personal care tasks are involved.

All travel and other necessary expenses are paid and full support is given.


Opportunity highlights

As well as making a real difference to the life of another, volunteers will gain considerable personal satisfaction and confidence as well as experience in communication and community engagement suitable for many life skills and CV enhancement.

Short and straightforward training modules will be given for completion at home in your own in; Adult Support & Protection; Disability Equality, Manual Handling and Data Security Awareness. Further free training is also available in Emergency First Aid, Dementia Awareness, Medication, and more