Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Community Connections Befriending, which provides a lifeline to many isolated and lonely Lewisham residents who would otherwise have little or no contact with other people. This vital service would simply not be possible without the dedication of volunteers like yourself!

Please complete the application form below and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly. You can also read and download the full role description by clicking on the link below:

Role Description – Befriender

 

WHAT ROLE WOULD YOU LIKE TO APPLY FOR?

Please select one or both options below to let us know below which type of Befriending role you are interested in. You can read/download a full description of each role by using the links above.

YOUR DETAILS:

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Please provide us with a name and contact details for your NOK, as well as stating their relationship to you (e.g. spouse, parent)

WHAT YOU CAN BRING TO THIS VOLUNTEER ROLE

PLEASE NOTE: We need this information in order to successfully match you with a service user(s) who are also available during the day/time slot(s) you have selected.
N.B each relationship would require a 30-60 minute commitment per week

REFERENCES

Please provide the names and addresses of 2 referees, and tell us in what capacity you know them (at least one person should be of professional standing and NOT a family member). *If your circumstances mean that you can only provide 1 referee, or none at all, please still apply we will be happy to discuss this further with you.

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks

Depending on the nature of the voluntary work, you may be asked to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. However, any information you disclose or we discover will not necessarily preclude you from volunteering.

CONSENT

Please complete the boxes below to confirm you give consent to process your application:
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