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Venue Address

Christ Church Hall
Sunderland Rd
Gateshead
NE10 9LR
United Kingdom

54.951779000126, -1.56797675

Areas covered

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.

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

Skills needed

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

Benefits for the Volunteer

You can give as much time as you wish and this is an enjoyable way to get fitter and make new friends. 

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. 

Register your interest
Your details will be passed onto the organisation offering this volunteer opportunity so that they can contact you directly with more information. Anonymised information will be kept for monitoring purposes.