St Albans Community Association is a registered Charity base in Smethwick. We offer a variety of services including lunch club and out meals service for the elderly, pre school service for 3 - 5 year olds and an advocacy and befriending service.
This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.
We are looking for volunteers for 1-2 hours per week to visit elderly, socially isolated people in their own homes or accompany them to activities. Volunteering as a befriender will give you the chance to learn new skills, add to your work experience and
make a difference in the community.
Hours per week
1 - 2 more available if required
There is an optional, fun and informative training package that can assist you in your role as a befriender. A full and comprehensive induction will be completed. You will receive regular support and supervision.
Smethwick, Oldbury and West Bromwich
Benefits to self
Volunteering as a befriender will give you a chance to learn new skills and add to your work experience. The opportunity to meet new people and increase your own social networks. The ability to get involved, share interests and hobbies and make a difference to isolated members of your community.
5 minute walk from Galton Bride train station, 10 minute walk from Rolfe Street station. Bus routes 87 Birmingham to Dudley; 89 Birmingham to Oldbury; 83 Birmingham to West Bromwich; 444 Bearwood to West Bromwich.
- Opportunity LengthOngoing
- Volunteering WithCommunity, Disability and Health