Telephone Befriending – Carers FIRST – voluntary role

Volunteering is a great way to show future employers that you have relevant skills, you care about others and/or your environment and demonstrates commitment and that you have been in a position of trust. There are many opportunities to volunteer, including on-line! This is just one voluntary role that you can apply for, but you will find more on Vacancy Database – Target Connect.


All wording has come directly from Carers FIRST


Do you have an hour to spare each week? Would you like to support your community?
We are Carers First, we are a charity supporting unpaid carers in Medway, Essex, Lincolnshire, Newham, Waltham Forest, Haringey and Hackney. We support through information, guidance and advice, with support groups alongside community teams with local support with assessments. For more information about what we do here is our website :

Duties include: 

–       To attend initial induction.

–       To make a regular call to a carer

–       To provide undivided attention, a listening ear

–       To offer emotional support making the client feel valued.

–       To alleviate social isolation and loneliness

–       To promote positive mental health

–       To feedback details of the call to the Volunteer team and to raise any issues or concerns

Apply by July 21st here