Link Visiting Scheme Recruiting Volunteers

The Link Visiting Scheme is a local charity based in Wokingham Borough that aims to help people struggling with the serious impact of loneliness and enable them to make friends and engage again with their community. They work with volunteers who give time to visit an older person for a couple of hours once a week or fortnight with the aim is to improve wellbeing and have as much fun and enjoyment as possible.


The Link Visiting Scheme are looking for more friendship volunteers who can spare an hour or two each week to join the team. Volunteering offers the chance to make a real difference to the lives of isolated people in our local community. It’s also a chance to make new friends and feel connected. Link provide comprehensive training and ongoing support and match people up based on availability, location and interests.


If you are interested in finding out more, simply go to the Link Visiting Scheme website and request a volunteer pack. Once you return your application form, they will get in touch to arrange a time to call or meet you and talk through the role in more detail.


It is very satisfying to learn how easy it can be to give a little time to make someone’s day.