“Tyne Buddy”

Tyne Housing has residents across the north east region.

We know that some of these people are relatively isolated and sometimes lonely and would benefit from a Buddy who they could meet and engage in social activities such as going for a walk, shopping, visiting museums or just a chat and a coffee.

 Tyne Buddy Volunteer: 

  • A friendly face who likes to chat and enjoys meeting new people
  • Understands the challenges that many Tyne residents face
  • Is confident and outgoing
  • Has an awareness of homelessness and associated issues



  • An enthusiasm for and/or knowledge of working with vulnerable, lonely and isolated people and generally work as part of a supportive and friendly team
  • A reasonable level of written English
  • Confidence is making the first contact with people and organisations
  • A willingness to work as part of a team
  • A flexible approach


  • Age restrictions
    OVER 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 04/10/2023

End Date: 04/10/2023

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