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British Red Cross

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The British Red Cross has been helping millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need when crisis strikes.
The British Red Cross has been a lifeline for people in crisis ...

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Support at Home Volunteer (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)

Support at Home Volunteer (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)

Organisation role · 3 hrs/Week
Flexible location
DrivingAdvice & MentoringSupport workBefriendingCare workGrocery shoppingSocial contactAccompanyingOtherEnglish
EducationWellbeing
Good health and well-beingQuality education
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.5 spots left.
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Contact person

Linda McGranaghanAsk Linda a question

Summary

If you are compassionate and like helping and meeting people, then this could
be the role for you. Volunteers like you support people with day to day tasks

Detailed description

help to build their confidence so that they can continue to live

independently in their own home.

What you will be doing

Visit people in their home.

Bring people home from hospital and settle them in.

Give companionship, including relieving a carer or relative for a short

time.

Support with shopping and collecting prescriptions.

Help people to get to medical appointments.

Keep records of tasks.

The skills you need

Warm and friendly with empathy for others.

Good communication skills.

Encouraging and supportive.

Enjoy meeting and spending time with new people.

Can work independently and as a part of a team.

Able to commit to a regular shift.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.5 spots left.
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About British Red Cross

The British Red Cross has been helping millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need when crisis strikes.
The British Red Cross has been a lifeline for people in crisis for over 150 years. Today, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, that lifeline means more than ever.

Thanks to our dedicated team of Red Cross Volunteers, we’re able to provide services specifically designed to help people most in need in the UK.

If you or someone you care for needs support, we may be able to help.