About the role

FriendBee Befrienders are recruited, trained, vetted and employed by Ruils. The primary role of our Befrienders is to build a relationship with a young person and support them in doing things that they want to do. This can range from doing activities in the home or going out in the community.

Befrienders have the flexibility to choose their hours, create their own schedules and work with as many families as they choose.

This role pays a base rate of £11.95 per hour - the London Living Wage.


  • Over 18 years old
  • Live, work or study in Richmond or Kingston Boroughs
  • Have experience working with children/ young people
  • Commitment of at least 1 year
  • Have the right to work in the UK

How it works

1. Complete Application Form
2. In-person Interview
3. Complete DBS Check and Training
4. Sign Contract
5. Create Befriender Profile