Garden Gate Buddy for Good Neighbour Project

Role Type: Casual
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Environment / Outdoor, Supporting people

What would I be doing?

Good neighbours are looking for Garden Gate Buddies.
The role will support someone who is socially isolated and/or lonely to help them feel more connected in their community.

If you enjoy supporting people and making a difference in people's lives, offering support and companionship whilst respecting a person’s independence and dignity then this role is for you.
You will be providing a comforting presence, emotional support, and the comfort of knowing they are not alone and providing relief from loneliness.

What skills do I need?

You don't need any particular experience, but we would like our Garden Gate Buddies to be friendly and welcoming, with good communication skills. You must be observant and sensitive to the needs of others when chatting with your buddy.

About Good Neighbour Project

Good Neighbours support people who are feeling lonely, socially isolated, have limited or no support around them, and need help with the little things. This could be anything from a friendly telephone call to help with carrying out a variety of practical tasks. Small things that can really make a big difference!

Recruitment and training details:

Garden Gate Buddy volunteers will need to be 18 years of age or over.
Please be aware of current covid guidance in your local area.
Full details and training will be provided upon the start of the role.

Is a DBS required? No
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