Befriender- (Action on Hearing Loss)


Volunteer Befriender required on a regular basis to spend time with deaf and hard of hearing people in the community - friendship, support, shopping trips, visits and other community activites. Volunteers must be prepared to commit to a regular visit to the client on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis over the period of one year. Volunteers must be sensitive towards other people, open-minded, friendly, have a positive attitude, be an active listener, empathetic, aware of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people, non-judgmental, committed to the wellbeing of others - especially the older community, be reliable, trustworthy and honest and preferrable have access to your own transport.

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