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Attend- Volunteer Befriender (Ashgrove Care Home)

Details of the Charity:

We want to see a world of healthy communities supported by active individuals.

Our Mission Statements:

  • We deliver projects: we deliver volunteering that supports innovation and sets a standard for volunteering. We take risks so that those we support don’t have to.
  • We support those volunteering: membership provides the networks, resources, and expertise that they need to grow and increase their impact in a rapidly changing environment.
  • We spread the word: through conferences and an extensive range of training programmes we can improve volunteering that supports healthy communities, and ensures the potential of communities is realised.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Location: Ashgrove Care Home, Hounslow, TW4 7HH

This role is to visit and interact with a resident through a range of activities selected by mutual agreement.


  • To provide regular and reliable visits and befriending
  • To carry out a selection of activities for example reading, writing letters, chatting, music, baking, cooking, gardening, playing games accompanying resident on trips out.
  • To meet and reasonable needs of the residents

Skills Required:

  • A friendly approachable manner
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Helpful disposition with an interest in local community

Additional Benefits:

  • Helping residents enhance their quality of life through greater choices of activities
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteer Awards

  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
  • Would you like to sign-up for a weekly volunteering Newsletter?