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Social befriender

ALONE North East

About ALONE North East

ALONE is a national organisation that supports older people to age at home. We work with people over the age of 60 to provide and coordinate access to any services they need. ALONE creates unique solutions for each older person working in partnership with all services, friends and family, giving them options for the type of support that’s best for them, regardless of their situation. Supported by volunteers, we offer a range of services including: Befriending, Social Groups, Events, Housing with Support, Support Coordination, Technology, and Campaigns for Change

What's Involved

Visit older people in their homes and be a friend to them. Volunteers are required to visit their old person once per week at an agreed time.

Full induction and Training is provided.

What's required for this position

Excellent communication skills of listening and speaking clearly. an interest in older people and a caring nature.

Times and commitment required for this role


Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Clients homes in Dundalk urban area.

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteer will be playing a pivotal role in reducing isolation among older people in the community.

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Louth
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