People who have some time available to help local residents with shopping, collecting prescriptions and other general errands.
Taking and logging referrals; ensuring volunteers are allocated; updating referral log.
Sometimes more specific roles are required e.g. marketing, IT
This builds on the current service and reflects the relationships which have developed between clients and volunteers. The Befriending Service is led by the needs of the client but can include shopping, collecting prescriptions, one to one help with things like shopping, technology, having a cup of tea and a chat (appropriately socially distanced), accompanied walks or just a phone call.
All volunteers providing this service will have appropriate training and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.