Befriender

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Location: Mainly London - various locations, London, London (see map)

Travel: Charing Cross station. Whitehall / Trafalgar Square bus stop.

Start date: 15/10/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Engaging in conversation with those who may feel a sense of hope by having someone to chat with
  • Handing them provisions and letting them know that we care
  • Listening to things that may have happened to them
  • Signposting, chatting and perhaps even a bit of laughing
  • Letting them know how we may be able to help them.

    "Possibly" enjoying activities with them, letter or card writing.
  • Taking information on what has happened to them. Acknowledging how they feel. Enabling them to eat a meal feeling telaxed by letting them know that they are welcome. They may need to be shown or told where places are.
Encouraging hurting hearts

Encouraging hurting hearts

What impact will this have?

  • Helping hurting people to repair
  • Helping those who feel reduced to nothing to feel valuable
  • Helping to restore lives
  • Bringing hope to hears
  • Giving others emcouragement

When are you needed?

Options available:
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Commitment

  • The hours, days and times can be discussed as there are various days and times.

    This can be done for approved applicants.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • None required
What skills can I gain?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Practical
  • Professional
  • Technology

Training

  • Befriending guidelines

Location

Mainly London - various locations, London, London

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