How to Volunteer

If you're interested in volunteering with the service and making a difference to the life of an older person then don't hesitate to contact Linda Hamilton on 0141 649 8800 or 07906 065 818.
As our service comes under regulated work all volunteers who befriend are subject to an enhanced disclosure/PVG check.

You can access an application pack for volunteering below which you can fill in and return to:

The Mount Befriending Service
166 ledard Road,
Glasgow, G42 9RA 
or email your application to
For more information on the service and volunteering information, access our service leaflet which can be found on the About The Service page.

Volunteer selection process

1.       Initial contact from volunteer

2.       Interview and complete application form

3.       References checked

4.       Volunteer training

5.       Enhanced Disclosure/PVG check

6.       Selection interview

7.       Matching with Befriendee

8.       Introductory visit attended by Befriender, Befriendee and Worker

9.       Followed by four to six week trial period

10.    Support/supervision every three months thereafter