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Volunteering: An opportunity to learn through service
to 4th October
Connections for Life (Telephone Befriending)
Our Connections for Life service entails friendship telephone calls from volunteers to beneficiaries within the RAF community who maybe experiencing loneliness, adapting to life after service or just looking for a general chat.
We will provide you with all the necessary training so you can rest assured that you will have all the skills you need. As a Connections Volunteer, you will have the support of a dedicated as your point of contact.
An RAF or forces background is not essential, and we welcome applications from all areas of the community.
As part of the RAF Association, our Connections Volunteers offer the vital connection and support our beneficiaries need. In this role, you will make a real difference by helping support a lonely individual via regular telephone calls.
Key Skills description
Patience and Empathy
Ability to maintain boundaries
What’s in it for you
The opportunity to help members of the RAF community to feel less isolated and lonely and the sense of achievement having done this. It can help enhance your communication and listening skills, be very rewarding and you will gain a new meaningful relationship. Our training course is also accredited and you will recieve a certificate of achievement.
To be over 18 years old
A short completed application form
Proof of ID
On-line training course
Volunteering with Rise
You can claim rise points any volunteering you undertake - from an hour to a sustained commitment. All you need to do is fill in a Self Claim for your points
Available Times:Monday AM