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Veterans Service Telephone Befriending Volunteer

Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire

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Location

From Home Via Phone

Time Commitment

Contact Details

Long Term, Flexible

0800 008 6077

About the Role

Can you spare some time to chat with a Veteran? You could brighten up the day of someone feeling lonely, isolated or in need of companionship with a friendly phone call every week or two.


This could be the perfect role for you if you are:

  • Interested in The Armed Forces through either having served or a general interest in military history.

  • Interested and understanding of issues facing older people.

  • Enjoy making new friends and listening to fascinating stories from over the years.

How does it work?

  • Sign up by contacting our referral hub .

  • We match you with a suitable Veteran based on your interests.

  • Your phone calls begin

Skills and Qualifications

No prior experience is needed, you will receive training to ensure you can provide the support needed for the role and Age UK Worcestershire and Herefordshire core training to inform you of our regulations.

About the Organisation

We're a local charity supporting older people, their families and carers. Our aim is to make Herefordshire & Worcestershire a great place to grow older!


What We Do:

  • We give advice - Our trained advisors offer free information and advice to older people and their families.

  • We provide support at home - We offer support services to help you remain safe and independent in your home.

  • We promote health & wellbeing - We have a range of health & wellbeing services that keep you safe and well in later life.

  • We provide training - Training Solutions offer health & social care skills training across the West Midlands.

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