Befriender Sign-up Form

Thank you for your interest in becoming a befriender with Daughters Of Tomorrow! In the course of our support journey with clients, we strive to provide continuity and consistency in the relationships and services that are established with them. As such, we appreciate you taking some time to read through the role and commitments required of a befriender outlined here before you complete the sign-up form:

Role Objective:
− To reach out to women (clients) targeted by DOT and AWARE to get an in-depth understanding of their needs and challenges, especially those that relate to employment and employability.
− Provide friendship and be an information source between DOT/AWARE and clients.
− To refer the women for support programs available such as Confidence Curriculum, Helpline, Counselling or others.

Minimum volunteering commitment:
- 1 x full-day training OR 2 x half-day training
- Able to commit for a minimum period of 6 months, conducting at least assessment interviews / follow-up reports with at least 2 clients each month.
- Able to attend half-yearly meetings to share experience and learnings with other befrienders.

Volunteer scope involves:
- Establishing a system of contacting assigned clients to complete required interviews.
- Conducting needs assessment interviews / follow-up reports using a form provided.
- Submitting reports in a timely manner through email, and elaborating through phone calls with DOT’s personnel when required.

If you would like to sign-up as a Befriender, please complete this online form. We will be in touch with you when there are upcoming training sessions to get you started!

    Application Information

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    Volunteering Experience

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    Declaration of Values

    By completing this Form, I confirm that I am volunteering for DOT because: 1. I believe in the empowerment of the individual woman, respect her right to her own choices in life, and support her when needed. 2. I embrace diversity, and we promote understanding and acceptance of diversity. I understand that by submitting this application, I also accept the decision of the Program Committee on my suitability for DOT Befriender Volunteer Work.