Compassionate Neighbours

What You'll Do: 
  • Offer companionship, emotional support and a listening ear.
  • Provide practical support such as making a cup of tea.
  • Help people stay connected with their friends and community.

          Direct people to important support services which can help them.


All training and support is provided free of charge.

Why You'll Love It: 

Make a real difference to the lives of those members of our community experiencing serious illness or loneliness.

What We're Looking For: 

This is your chance to become a part of an award–winning social movement in East London.  We will provide you with free training to develop your skills and confidence as well as ongoing support.

If you think you’ve got what it takes for this very rewarding role we’d love to hear from you.  Sign up for one of our 2-day training courses at St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, E8 4SA.

Social Care
United Kingdom
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Health, Wellness and Fitness
DBS check
Over 18 years old

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