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Opportunity: Good Neighbour Befriending

Commitment: 
Regular volunteering
Commitment - more information: 
Volunteers are asked to commit to a regular weekly visit of up to 1 hour (excluding travel). Applicants are ideally in a position to volunteer for 1 year. Applicants complete any training and induction required for the role in a timely and prompt manner.
Opportunity description: 

Our Good Neighbour Befriending Schemes are for older people who live in the NW3 and Primrose Hill area of Camden. The scheme is for people who are 65 +. Priority is given to those who are isolated, housebound or living with disabilities.
It can be tough in later life if you are on your own. Sometimes family members move away, we lose contact with old friends, or a bereavement can leave us feeling lonely. Befriending can help to ease some of these challenges that older people face.
Volunteers are matched with an older person with a view to developing a long term friendly relationship.

Location: 
The schemes cover the NW3 and Primrose Hill area of Camden Borough.
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 12 January, 2022 - 12:15
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?: 
Volunteers will be kept updated with organisational procedures that impact on the role. PPE will be provided if needed This role can be adapt if needed and carried out remotely.

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