Befriending and Buddying- Chester

Cheshire Community Development Trust Published: June 12, 2019
Opportunity Type
Posted By
Chester VA
Role Specific
Befriending & Buddying
Suitable for under 18s


To build a trusting friendship with a person aged 50 or over, who is experiencing loneliness or social isolation.

As a Volunteer Buddy you could be helping someone to gain the confidence to leave the house for the first time, or take part in an activity, join a group, or enjoy trips to the cinema, with the aim of making new friends and connecting with the community around them. This is a shorter-term role for volunteers, usually for around 3-6 months. Our Volunteer Befrienders help create a supportive friendship with people who may not necessarily want to engage with groups or activities, but would like to spend time with another person, maybe just having a cup of tea and a chat or going out for a walk, etc.


Friendliness, reliability, and a caring attitude.

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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