Confronting loneliness, celebrating friendship

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We aim to reduce loneliness, to promote friendship and to improve the health and well-being of our Link friends. We want to celebrate and honour older people in our community.


Volunteer

We rely on volunteers in order to improve and support the lives of older people

Refer Someone

We want to help anyone who is lonely  either through our service or by pointing in the right direction

Donate

With your gift we can do the important work of confronting the serious impact of loneliness


We’re hiring!

Communications Officer

Wokingham - £10 hr - Deadline for applications 29th October 2018

Are you a great communicator with excellent written skills? We’re looking to recruit a part-time Communications Officer (two/three days per week), who can promote and support the work we do providing a befriending service for older people. You will be responsible for communicating with our Link Friends, volunteers and stakeholders using a broad range of tool, including social media. Some experience in the communications and/or marketing field would be an advantage.

This is a new post in our small team and the successful candidate will play a vital role in helping to combat loneliness amongst the older generation across the Borough. We’re full of ideas and have ambitious plans for the future, so if you think you could help us communicate those, please send your cv and a letter explaining why you want this role to the Link Manager, Marjie Walker, at marjie@linkvisiting.org.


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This year, join us in celebrating 20 fantastic years of friendship. We're hosting events throughout the year so let's get together and raise a toast to our wonderful friends! 


We're absolutely delighted to be chosen as one of the Wokingham Mayors charities this year! We look forward to working together.