Surrey Independant Visitor Service volunteers

This service is recruiting for clients in the Aldershot area

What is an independent visitor?

A volunteer who visits, befriends and advises children in care who are looked after by Surrey County Council and live in foster care or residential homes.

Who needs an independent visitor?

Children and young people usually aged between 10 and 17 who do not have regular contact with a family member or where they would benefit from a regular visitor. Children are from all cultures and backgrounds.


What happens on a visit?

Anything that you both enjoy, from window shopping and fast food to dog walking, ice skating or rock climbing.

Be able to give  your energy and time to a young person.


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

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No Yes Yes

Availability Details

• one day per month, usually at weekends • a commitment to visit for at least two years All chidren are resident in Aldershot


This opportunity is available in the following areas:


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