ID: 140050

Volunteer Community Visitor

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Across: Bathurst NSW, Coonabarabran NSW, Lithgow NSW, Mudgee NSW

About this opportunity

Are you someone who likes and wants to help people? Can you spare an hour a fortnight and make a regular commitment to volunteering? Willing to undergo National Criminal History record check?

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) volunteers provide companionship to socially isolated residents living in home or in aged care facilities on a one to one basis or group sessions.

The Community Visitors Scheme seeks volunteers to visit with residents of an aged care facility matching them in their interests, hobbies, background and life experiences. The volunteer is required to visit the resident at least once a fortnight, working sensitively and positively developing a relationship with a resident. Visits should be spent doing something you both enjoy.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

From as little as one hour per fortnight

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Mentoring and support