24 Jan 2022

Become a volunteer Befriender

If you can spare a few hours a week, become a volunteer befriender and make a huge difference to someone's life

Befriending Volunteer

Flexible, short-term volunteer opportunity 
One visit or call per week for six months 

Our Volunteer Befrienders offer friendship and a listening ear to someone locally who feels isolated or is unable to go out. We hear from both Befrienders and clients what a huge difference they make to each other's lives. 

If you would like to offer support and companionship and can commit to a weekly visit, we would love to hear from you. 

For full details, please read our Befriending Volunteer Role Description.

To apply please use our online form.

Help us make sure that no one in Merton has to face life’s challenges alone

We're offering practical help and support to more than 2,000 people across our borough every year. Whether they're worried about money, they’re feeling low or overwhelmed, or they’re looking for new friends and activities locally, we’re always here. Or at least we can be, with your support. Will you help us make sure that no one in our community has to face life’s challenges alone?

Yes, I’ll give today