Vacancy Looking for a buddy

Target group

No specific target group

Vacancy number



Generaal Spoorlaan 62, 2285 CH Rijswijk


Outside The Hague

Places available


Minimum age

0 year

Organization features

  • Volunteer policy
  • Travel allowance
  • Volunteer insurance
  • Weelchair accessible
  • Suitable for speakers of other languages
  • Offers guidance to volunteers
  • Enables volunteers to participate in training programs

Florence, locatie Steenvoorde is looking for

A buddy for a nice lady in a difficult physical condition

Volunteer workTemporarily

Function description

Would you like to help an english speaking lady(she doesn't speak any dutch) in her late 70ties , who suffered stroke more than a year ago? We are looking for a social companion for a few hours once or twice a week.
The lady lived in Spain for twenty years, but after stroke and other health problems is living with her daughter in The Hague (Moerwijk/Leyweg) since last summer. The daughter works fulltime with irregular schedule.
Because of her physical (i.c. partly paralysed) and communication problems (wordfindingproblems) it is not possible to go out alone, so she spends her days mostly in front of the television and feels bored and lonely. But she has a very strong character and has good sense of humour, works very hard on her recovery. She already walks short distances with her rollator and with a little patience she can have a nice conversation. She would be delighted to find someone to talk to, to go shopping with or have a coffee somewhere etc. It will really help her recovery to have more social contact and her daughter will be very happy, when her mother is less lonely during her working hours.

Number of hours per week

0 hours


Communication, Buddy

Minimal level of education

College, High school

Required skills


Organization details

Name organization

Florence, locatie Steenvoorde

Street and housenumber

Generaal Spoorlaan 62

Zipcode and city

2285 CH Rijswijk





Core activity


Contact details


Corine Van Den Berg



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