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Telephone Befriender - Good Neighbours Coventry

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Are you a good listener, friendly, empathetic and like a good chat? Then this role could be perfect for you.

Good Neighbours Coventry was founded in 2016 to provide friendship and social activity for over 50s in Coventry.  

They are looking for volunteers support with weekly telephone chats, and sometimes support with special requests, such as quiz / crossword friends, which can be posted to the residents to complete then follow up discussions over the telephone. 





Hours per week


Hours details

To be agreed once matched with a befriender.

Training available

To be provided by Good Neighbours.


At Home

DBS required?


Transport details

Not Applicable.

Time commitment

Once a week.


Ongoing support provided.


Not Applicable