First Connect Carer Support Volunteer

Age NI

First Connect Carer Support offers dedicated emotional and practical support at difficult times in an individual’s and/or carer’s life. This role operates in the South Eastern Trust areas.

First Connect Carer Support volunteers provide support to carers by providing respite support to older people.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be matched with a local older person and will liaise directly with them/their carers to arrange meetings/visits
  • Meet with your service user in their home and keep them company for between for the allocated sitting hours depending on the carer’s needs
  • Aim to reduce loneliness and isolation
  • Build confidence
  • Attend group outings with other volunteers and service users
  • Report back to the First Connect Carer Support coordinator  


Each of our service users have specified how long for and when they would like a volunteer. We will do our best to match you with someone who has the same availability as you.

Closing Date

Friday / 01 January 2021 12:00pm

Contact Details

Katie Johnson
People & Development Coordinator

3 Lower Crescent
United Kingdom


First Connect Carer Support Role Description.docx