Community Befriender

Posted On: 28th October 2019 | Applications Close: November 22, 2019
Age Concern Birmingham
Shard End
Part Time

Age Concern Birmingham has an exciting opportunity for a community befriending paid role to support the reduction of loneliness for older people living in shard End, Birmingham

Our project is called “Let’s Eat Cake”

 “Let’s eat cake” is a simple idea, where every week cakes will be baked by Age Concern Birmingham’s day care team and volunteers. The cake will be shared with older isolated lonely people in the local area, to slowly build and foster relationships with them to support and link with local community assets.

The role of the community befriender would be to visit and to recruit volunteers in the area to visit isolated and lonely older adults in the shard end area.

To set up a weekly social club at Moorfield Community Centre for local older adults within the area to socialise in a friendly and inviting environment.

The role is for 10 hours a week for 8 months starting in January 2020. If you are interested in the role for less hours per week please still apply as a job share.

Please send your CV to

For further information or questions please contact

Claire Beattie              0121 270 3311            07930 354885

Closing date 22nd November 19

Age Concern Birmingham / Jubilee Citizens UK are committed to Safeguarding:

Promoting good practice and prevention of harm and abuse.

To ensure allegations of abuse or suspicions are dealt with and the person experiencing abuse is supported.

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