Community Volunteer - Emotional Support

Community volunteers are trained and then paired with a patient or carer from Cranford Hospice.

Volunteers have weekly contact either in person or over the phone with the patient/carer.

Volunteers are a listening ear for patients/carers. Volunteers are someone they can talk to about anything in a safe and confidential space.

Volunteers are supported by the Volunteer Coordinator and the wider Cranford Hospice Family Support Team.

There are also regular check-ins and monthly meetings where volunteers can debrief.

Volunteers commit to approximately a 1 hour visit or phone call per week.

The type of person we are looking for (is): 

Full training is provided.

Volunteers need to have an interest in people and their stories and an ability to actively listen and be non-judgmental.

Volunteers need to be comfortable with people who have a life limiting condition.

Confidentiality is essential.

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A User Account is required in order to sign up for an Opening. If you already have one then please Login. Otherwise click "Become a Volunteer" for a new account.

If you have any questions or need any additional information please give us a call on 06 391 5476.