Octavia urgently need Telephone Befrienders.
Would you like to assist an isolated person to feel less lonely, particularly during this difficult time? Would you like to provide them with the emotional support and confidence that will help them to feel happier in their everyday life?
What you will be doing:
Talking for up to an hour each week with the person you have been matched with, at a mutually agreed time(s)
Encouraging communication on a shared interest or topic
Listening to your befriendee with empathy and encouragement
You will also receive a full induction, ongoing training and support.
Please register at: https://www.octaviafoundation.org.uk/volunteer/apply_now
About Octavia Foundation (North Kensington)
At Octavia Foundation, we connect people affected by unemployment, ill health, social isolation or low incomes in central and west London with opportunities for positive personal change. Our vision is to build stronger, happier and healthier communities to help create an enriched life where we live.
Times you can volunteer
Saturday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Monday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Friday: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings
Talking to others