Telephone Support Buddies

Our telephone support buddies provide an essential link to lonely and bereaved people in the community both at the current time and also on an ongoing basis.  The buddies will be asked to make telephone friendship calls for a couple of people a week to provide them with links to the outside world. 

This role does not include any visits, purely telephone contact,


A good communicator and listener. 

Can commit an hour a week to chat to service user at a designated day and time. 

Training will be provided.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 04/06/2020

End Date: 30/11/2020

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Availability Details

One hour, once a week on a designated day at a designated time.


This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

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