Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
City of Bristol
Job description

Give a little time, make a big difference by supporting disabled children and young people age 0-19 in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset.

[email protected] are looking for Volunteer Befrienders and Buddy’s to link 1:1 with a disabled child or young person.  Befriending is flexible, can offer a unique chance to have fun and make a positive impact on the life of a young person whilst at the same time developing new skills, knowledge and experience.

Our volunteers come from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages and you do not need previous experience of working with children or disabled people to become a befriender.  We do ask that you are reliable, friendly and able to commit to befriending for a year.

If you are over 18, have 2-3 hours a week to spare and think you could make a difference to the life of a local family then we’d love to hear from you.

[email protected] is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All volunteering roles will be subject to our safer recruitment process including undertaking references and an enhanced DBS check.

We are a local charity supporting disabled children, young people and their families across the Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset region. W... Read more

Posted on: 18 August 2019
Closed date: 16 November 2019
Job ref: 1-1 Befriending Volunteer
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker