Opportunity Details

Exeter City Community Trust

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Exeter City Community Trust are Exeter's leading Health and Wellbeing charity, delivering programmes for members of the community of...

Would you like to become a pen-pal?

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Hours per week/Commitment required

The pen pal scheme can either be a one-time commitment, or a fortnightly exchange of letters.

Training required/provided

No training is required, however, basic English is required.

Location details

The letters are to be written from yourself but must be sent to the City Community Trust office before being passed on to your pen pal.

DBS required?


Benefits to self

Helps connects you to other people within the community.

Benefits to others

Throughout COVID-19, many people have been left feeling isolated. Therefore, being a pen pal helps those people who may be feeling isolated connect with others.

Transport details

  • Volunteering TypeChildren, Community, Disability, Elderly People, Ex-Offenders, LGBTQ+, Men, Minority Groups, Student-led projects, Unemployed, Women, Young People

Employability skills

  • Commitment to the organisation 0
  • Embracing Change 0
  • Communicating and influencing 0
Accessibility Tools

University of Exeter Students' Guild is a Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Charity Number: 1136468 Company Number: 07217324; registered in England and Wales Registered office: Devonshire House, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PZ