Befriending Champion

Young and Free
Contract Type: 
Contract Details: 
voluntary role
Details of Role: 

Young and Free is a “buddying” and befriending service for disabled young people with physical and sensory impairments aged 16-25 in the Bristol area.

 As well as group wide events in a range of locations we also can offer a social outlet on a 1:1 basis which we actively encourage.

We do a range of activities including:

  • Bowling
  • Theatre trips
  • Meals out
  • Discos and quizzes

We are looking for befriending champions to help support our work and provide our members with a friendly face and someone to talk to and share their interests with.

Volunteering looks great on CVs, and references can be obtained on request after you have committed a minimum of 10 volunteering hours. 

The hours you donate will be tracked and recorded and certificates of thanks and recognition are given out on a regular basis.

DBS CHECK ESSENTIAL - Covered by the charity

All training is provided by the charity.

Expenses can be claimed by for 1:1 buddying.

Transport provided on request to event locations.

If this is something you may be interested, in please get in contact using the information below.

Closing Date: 
Saturday, 7 December, 2019 - 16:00
How to Apply: 

Please send a brief email outlining your experience to, or call 07468 524364.

Contact Person: 
laura whittle
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