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 older people, helping to reduce isolation and loneliness.

What will you be doing?

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


The role is very flexible and can be tailored to suit you and your service user. 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