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Befriender/Home Support (RB)

To visit an older person at his/her home on a regular basis to chat.  Also to offer practical help e.g. shopping, correspondence, telephone etc.

What skills do I need?

Good listening and communication skills. Volunteers will be matched up with a member close to where they live in the Reigate & Banstead area.

Posted for
Age Concern Merstham, Redhill & Reigate (RB)

Register your Interest

Quick Enquiry


  • Older People


  • Befriending & Buddying


  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    As required
  • Volunteer induction
    Ongoing support, team meetings, supervision.
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 02/11/2015

End Date: 30/09/2020

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Availability Details

You will be matched with an elderly person near your home and agree mutually convenient, flexible, times for visiting.