Volunteer Befriender

What You'll Do: 
  • Meeting with one of the people we support once a week
  • You could spend this time playing a board, doing crafts, having a chat the possibilities are endless!
  • Get to know one of the people we support and share interests
Why You'll Love It: 
  • A great opportunity to get to know one someone new
  • Potentially share your interests or skills
  • A chance give back whilst doing fun activities such as crafts and games
What You'll Learn: 

• Communication skills – Communicating with people with learning disabilities can be challenging at time but doing so will develop your ability the adapt your communication more effectively
• Experience - Gain a valuable insight into the lives of people with learning disabilities and social care system
• Practical skills – Learn how to adapt activities to make them more inclusive

What We're Looking For: 
  • People with an interest in learning more about the lives of people with Learning disabilities
  • A non-judgmental attitude accepting of individual difference
Summary
Volunteering
Befriender
Disability
Mental Health
Older People
Social Care
Barnet
United Kingdom
8 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Creativity
Empathy
Interpersonal / Confidence
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Requirements: 
DBS check

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