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Home Visitor/Befriender

Posted for Northamptonshire Association For The Blind (NAB)

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Have you found that lockdown has shown how important the company of others can be? Has this inspired you to help make a difference within your own community?

If so, NAB needs you!   

We are currently seeking volunteer home visitors to befriend some of our most isolated service users.   

The role involves visiting a visually impaired person in their own home, helping them feel less alone.

Tasks could include reading mail, going out for coffee/a walk, and providing a friendly face/conversation. 


Our current priorities are in the Daventry District, Brackley, Kingsthorpe, Geddington, Corby and Wellingborough areas.

Skills

Full support and training provided.

Details

  • DBS check required

Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 22/09/2021

End Date: 22/09/2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Availability Details

Time commitment: once a week at a mutually convenient time for both you and your visually impaired match.

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Disability
  • No specific interest

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

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