Visiting Befriender

Age Concern

Help someone feeling lost and isolated become part of their community again

Published On: 02/05/2023
About this opportunity from Age Concern

We are looking for Befrienders to visit somebody in their community who is feeling lonely or isolated, and spend an hour a week with them for companionship.  This involves having a chat, maybe making them a cup of tea, and playing games or reading together.

Activity Types

Supporting people and befriending


Older People


A volunteer befriender should be available for one hour per week, between the hours of 10am and 7pm.

Find out more

For more information about Age Concern and this role, visit them online.

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

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