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Caring Callers (telephone support) Harrogate and Ripon

Caring Callers (telephone support) Harrogate and Ripon
Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Description of the role:

As part of our Caring Callers Telephone Support Project you will make regular telephone calls to clients which can be a lifeline to those who are lonely or feeling isolated. The regular call is something that clients look forward to and it is a chance for them to talk about their own needs. These sessions may highlight areas of need where Carers Resource can provide further assistance.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Good telephone manner Polite and confident with vulnerable people Non-judgemental, patient and friendly nature Good listener Reliable

Practical information:

Volunteers needed in Harrogate and Ripon.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Last updated: 27.03.2017
Organisation Information

Carers' Resource gives tailored and confidential support and information to unpaid carers and vulnerable people. The service is open to everyone and offers information and practical and emotional help to enable them to cope. Help is given to find training and employment opportunities and there are social and leisure opportunities for carers. Help is also available to parent carers looking after a child with disabilities. Young Carers are also supported through the Young Carers' Resource project.

Charity number: 1049278