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Wellbeing Befriending volunteers needed Posted on Monday, 22 May 2023

The Wellbeing Befriending Scheme is looking to expand our diverse team of valued volunteers and would like to hear from you if you are interested in supporting someone facing mental health challenges and or isolation.  We are led by you around how much time you have to commit; full training will be given.  We have the following roles:

  • Telephone Befriender – providing up 12 weeks’ worth of telephone support.
  • Group Support – welcoming people into the session, helping with refreshments and setting up/clearing away the session.
  • Co-Group Facilitator- welcoming people into the session, supporting staff member with delivery of wellbeing topic, having a key role in the planning of the session.
  • Community Connector – meeting a client in the community and supporting them to access community resources, usually up to 3 sessions.

If you are interested in any of these volunteering opportunities and would like to know more please contact: Emma.  Thank you.

Phone – 01858 456042I
Email – wellbeing@vasl.org.uk