Virtual/ Telephone Wellbeing Volunteer


Summary

We are currently looking for volunteers to make contact with a number of people living in the Dorchester and surrounding areas, to prevent social isolation.

Location

Homebased

Time commitment

Preferably 30 mins weekly, but can be flexible.

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Man using headphones and an ipad

Role description

Key Activities to include:

  • Making weekly phone calls to clients
  • Engage in meaningful conversation in order to combat social isolation and loneliness
  • Establish a professional friendship with clients
  • Provide a listening ear
  • Provide reassurance and support
  • Reporting to CVC if any needs arise

Key skills needed:

  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Good understanding of confidentiality
  • Willing to work within the organisation's policies and procedures

Requirements of role

  • Clear DBS
  • Reference checks
  • Full volunteering training