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Opportunity: Family Befriender

Commitment: 
Regular volunteering
Opportunity description: 

Befrienders are carefully matched with families in order to build a trusting relationship that will enable them to take steps to live lives free from the consequences of poverty. The regular calls from a Befriender may involve assisting a family to make contact with other organisations and engage with activities that might prove helpful to them in terms of reducing isolation and increasing engagement, via a positive empowering relationship with the volunteer. The relationship minimum time is 6 months once trained.

Please note that Family Befriender must be at least 23 years old.

Location: 
Befriending sessions occur online or over the phone.
Application deadline: 
Saturday, 18 July 2020 - 11:00am

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