Home Visiting Volunteer Barnet

Health and social care | Disability | People and communities | Disability

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Location: London Borough of Barnet, Barnet, N12 (see map)

Travel: Highbury & Islington station. Canonbury Grove bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Visiting a visually impaired person in their own home
  • Assisting with reading mail or writing letters
  • Befriending someone and enriching their life
  • Listening and conversing
  • possibly helping with light shopping
  • possibly taking someone for a short walk
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What impact will this have?

  • Befriending a person with sight loss
  • Helping someone to stay independent in their own home
  • Having regular contact with someone who's possibly socially isolated

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • At least an hour a week

What else do I need to know?

  • Our volunteers regularly give their time to help people with sight loss
  • Volunteers cover all ages and a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and experience
  • Whether you're retired, unemployed or in full time employment, if you can commit to at least an hour a week, then we'd love to have you on our team

Expenses

  • Expenses can be paid for travel to and from the client

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Listening
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Empathy, Compassion, Friendliness, Enthusiasm
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Professional
  • Administration

Training

  • Half a day training at our head office in Stanmore

Location

London Borough of Barnet, Barnet, N12

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