Birthday caller

Are you a warm and friendly person who enjoy a bit of a chat? We contact the people we support on their birthday and we’re looking for confident, chatty and friendly volunteers to join our amazing team of birthday callers.

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What’s involved?

  • Calling our members to wish them a Happy Birthday, and having a chat with them
  • Instigating conversations
  • Logging all communication
  • Providing regular updates of your volunteering activity to your named Deafblind UK contact and raising any concerns or queries

What times do I need to commit to?

We are looking for people to volunteer on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Am I suitable?

No previous experience is necessary – you just need to be comfortable talking over the phone, engaging, able to instigate conversations and able to commit to regular weekly calls.

How will I benefit?

By volunteering with us, you will:

  • Get opportunities to meet like-minded people in your community
  • Be part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Have satisfaction of knowing you will be making a difference to real people’s lives
  • Improve your communications skills
  • Gain positive employability skills to help you in your career path

What support will I get?

We ensure all volunteers who join our team are well equipped to undertake any tasks and will provide training and supervision throughout your journey with us. Any specific training will be outlined within your onboarding and induction stages and then discussed at your reviews with your named lead contact.

This role is purely voluntary, and this arrangement is not meant to be a legally binding one or an employment contract.

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