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Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Age UK East Sussex

Helping elderly people, living with cancer, to remain independent and supported while undergoing a treatment plan.

You can help with:

Visits to the home, normally once a week, for up to 12 weeks

Befriending over the phone

Shopping, collecting prescriptions

Light house cleaning

Company for GP and hospital visits

Your commitment:

This can be very flexible. As a minimum, you would support someone for 12 weeks, contacting them once a week for about 1 to 2 hours, at a time, which suited you both. You would always be asked if you have time to help and if you are busy for any reason (long holiday, grandparent duties etc.) then that is fine. All clients are referred to us and assessed by one of our team then if we think there could be a suitable partnership, we would discuss it will the volunteer and any decisions to progress would always be the volunteers. There will of course be training and support and expenses are paid.

With these projects giving small amount of time can be enormously rewarding and make a massive difference the quality of an older person's life.


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Health & Medicine
Hunger
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Seaford, England BN7United Kingdom

(50.77347,0.10111)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

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