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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
 
Location(s): Aspley, Basford, Berridge, Bestwood, Bilborough, Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Castle, Clifton East, Clifton West, Dales, Hyson Green and Arboretum, Leen Valley, Lenton and Wollaton East, Mapperley, Meadows, Radford, Sherwood, St Ann's, Wollaton West, Outside of Nottingham City
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 26 - 28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?
Purpose of Role:

Telephone Befrienders required to help blind and partially sighted people combat loneliness and isolation


Role Description:

The Coronavirus Pandemic has brought about many struggles for our members, who have been feeling very isolated and lonely. We have a perfect opportunity if you're feeling the same.
We'll match you with one of our members to talk to about anything and everything

All we require from you is a friendly and pleasant personality and a little of your time.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Must be friendly and have a pleasant telephone manner

 
When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

2 working day

How long to complete training and recruitment?

immediate start

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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