Training includes

Are you interested in volunteering but worried about what is involved?
To volunteer with the service you do not have to have any formal qualifications, nor do you need to have any previous volunteering experience.  What you do need is an enthusiasm for the role and a willingness to want to make a difference to someone's life.

All volunteers who begin with the service will go through a training programme which involves four training sessions before being matched with a befriendee.

Training Sessions:
  1. Introduction and Background of Service and Service and Volunteer Expectations
  2. Limits, Boundaries, Confidentiality and Communication
  3. Relationships, Values and Attitudes
  4. Health & Safety and Elder Abuse

Ongoing available training includes:
  • Train the Trainer - Bogus Callers
  • First Aid - accredited training
  • Awareness sessions on specific issues