Community Companion (Befriender)

Providing one-to-one support to those aged 18 plus face-to-face or by telephone call and encouraging them to attend local community groups/ activities or go out for walks. Commitment is 1 hour per week.


Excellent communication skills, verbally and non- verbally. Understanding, sensitive, compassionate, friendly. Non-judgmental, punctual, organised.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
    Mind in Bradford will complete, if you do not have one on the update service
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    If travelling to community locations yes.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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Availability Details

Role is flexible, currently telephone calls with some community visits, so no specific location. Days and times are agreed between you and your match.


This opportunity has no specific location.

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