Befriender

Southend Against Modern Slavery (SAMS) Partners

Are you someone who is sensitive to others, showing empathy and kindness? Our survivors of modern slavery need befrienders to provide that regular link to the community and the outside world.

Published On: 03/06/2024
About this opportunity from Southend Against Modern Slavery (SAMS) Partners

We are looking for befrienders to meet with a survivor on a weekly basis for 1-2 hours to provide regular social contact, to decrease loneliness, to help create gateways into groups, to help a survivor to access local services and to help build community connections.

Qualities of befrienders:
Empathy
Kindness
Being sensitive to needs
Showing interest in someone
Enable others to feel comfortable
Able to build relationships
Good organisation and regular contact with survivors

No qualifications required. All training will be provided.

Activity Types

Supporting people and befriending

Interests

Crime, Victims and Offenders

Commitment

We are looking for befrienders to meet with a survivor on a weekly basis for 1-2 hours to provide regular social contact

Find out more

For more information about Southend Against Modern Slavery (SAMS) Partners and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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