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Care to Chat

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Care to Chat

Just 30 minutes of your time, a week could make a massive difference to a carer.


If you are good at listening and talking on the phone, Crossroads Together could have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.

What is involved with being a ‘Care to chat’ volunteer?

The Crossroads Together team are looking for people who have excellent listening skills and someone who enjoys engaging with people from all walks of life. The best part is you can do this from the comfort of your own home.  You will need to be able to show your telephone friend respect, patience, empathy and understanding.

If this sounds like you please complete the registration form.

Other key aspects that would be involved

  • Making time for a 30-minute call on the same day and time each week
  • A commitment to volunteering with us for a minimum of 12 weeks
  • Being kind and respectful to your telephone friend
  • Letting us know if you or your telephone friend needs any support

The benefits from being a ‘Care to chat’ volunteer

  • Supporting carers
  • Meeting new people
  • Full training is provided
  • Being part of a team

For general enquiries, please email

For more details on volunteering, click here Volunteer


Please note: Due to Covid – 19  restrictions all calls will be made on your own telephones, please be sure your payment plan allows free calls. We will provide additional training to help you protect your privacy.