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Tele-Friends Volunteer

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Introduction to the Role

This role involves regular tele-contact with visually impaired people who may be experiencing social isolation. It establishes regular communication, offers friendship, and helps to diminish feelings of loneliness.

Skills required:

This role is suited to people are friendly, talkative, patient and caring, who enjoy chatting over the telephone. Good communication, commitment to the role and a clear speaking voice are important.  

Time Involved:

The role requires 2 to 4 hours commitment on a weekly or monthly basis.


You can read what our volunteers get out of different roles on our Volunteer Testimonials page. 

Register your interest via our online enquiry form

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