IHC's celebrated volunteer programme has now expanded to online to provide friendship and connection to people with intellectual disabilities, and to family carers, no matter where they live in New Zealand.
Caring for a family / whanau member or a friend, can affect a person's ability to socialise limiting their connections to support. Having a friend to chat to regularly can have a positive impact on a careers life
The relationships is one to one. This means you spend time speaking to only one person, so you both get to know each other. You can both decide how often you are in contact,
A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.
Flexible and not time specific
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.