Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Harringay, Greater London
Job description

Make a difference today!


Pay a visit to Ellis and assist him to make the most of his phone


Our member, Ellis, is a happy, family orientated person who keeps his family close. Ellis was a former jewellery worker curating some of the most exquisite pieces and now enjoys being the prime carer for his ailing sister. 

When he’s not looking after his sister, he enjoys listening to music especially reggae. He also enjoys speaking with family both in the UK and abroad and loves being part of a large family.  

Ellis is very inquisitive and enjoys learning about new technology such as his new iPhone XR. He is looking for a volunteer to visit on a Friday afternoon or evening to help him continue learning how to make the most of his iPhone XR, in either his home or sisters home close by.  Ideally someone who has some patience and some knowledge of apple eco system.


No other experience is required just a warm, caring personality and the desire to be a positive force in another's life. Apply today!


What will you get out of it?


It's a direct way to make a difference to a deafblind person’s life
You will be supporting a great cause, while giving something back to your community
You will build a new friendship and have the opportunities to learn new skills
We will offer you full training, support and guidance throughout your volunteering experience with Deafblind UK
Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.


Qualities and Skills we are looking for:


  • We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable Volunteers
  • Good communication skills, particularly with regard to conversational skills
  • To be reliable and have a genuine interest to make a difference in  lives of deafblind people
  • Patience and a warm and friendly attitude

What will we ask for in return?


A regular commitment of one weekly visit – usually 1-3 hours
We will need to undertake two references and a DBS check before this role can start
You will need to be over the age of 18 years to apply for this role



Then we want to hear from you...


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Posted on: 23 August 2019
Closed date: 21 November 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker