Our Gateshead

Gateshead Reconnections Fit Friends Walkie Talkie Project

Description of what will be involved: 

Our Fit Friends Walkie Talkie Project is looking for volunteers of all ages to meet with an older person to regain their confidence and independence by accompanying them on a walk whether it be to the park, down the road or a stroll to a local coffee shop. You can give as much time as you wish and this is an enjoyable way to get fitter and make new friends. 

Opportunity Location: 
Skills and qualifications needed: 

All volunteers should have a good level of fitness and an understanding of client confidentiality. you will need to be reliable and have good communication skills as well as willingness to learn and understand the needs of older people. 

Any target volunteers needed? : 
Does opportunity require DBS check?: 
Yes
Additional Information: 

Age UK Gateshead will repay any agreed expenses such as bus fares on production of receipts. We agree to pay towards the cost of mileage on all authorized journeys undertaken by car. 

We are great supporters of our volunteers, after all we could not do our jobs without you!

Full time/Part time/Short term Other:: 
As much time as you are able to give
Takes place on: 
Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays
Saturdays
Sundays
Times: 
A.M or P.M
Contact Person: 
Sharon Dryden
Contact details: 
01914773559 sharon.dryden@ageukgateshead.org.uk

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