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Help an isolated person to feel less lonely by providing company and a friendly chat.
Telephone and / or meet in person with your befriendee once a week.
Send a short update email once a week to Health All Round staff.
Attend training and occasional supervision meetings with staff.
Follow all rules and guidelines on boundaries for befriending.

About Health All Round

Health All Round is a registered charity promoting physical, emotional and social wellbeing in the local community through activities including community groups, exercise classes, counselling, walking groups, healthy eating advice and other forms of one-to-one and group support. We work to reduce health inequalities in the local area and aim to continually develop our services in consultation with the local community. We are committed to diversity and equality and welcome volunteers from all sections of society.

Experience Required

Previous experience in health, community care or the voluntary sector is desirable. A friendly, non-judgmental approach is essential.

Training Details

Training takes place following informal interview. It is not certified.

Flexibility & Commitment

Term Time;Summer Holidays

1 hour per week.

Location/Travel Details

Gorgie/Dalry area of Edinburgh.


Expenses provided.