ID: 140819

French speaking volunteer to visit elderly French Lady l The Gap

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: The Gap QLD, Keperra QLD, Enoggera QLD, Ashgrove QLD, Upper Kedron QLD, Bardon QLD

About this opportunity

Share your smile, some time and language (French) and companionship during weekly and fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly woman living in The Gap.

A volunteer is requested for this role. She would like a visitor to build a friendship with.

Visits may be spent talking or sharing in a simple leisure activity together. Your regular visits can make a real and positive difference in the life of this resident - reducing social isolation and improving well-being.

We ask volunteers to commit to fortnightly visits for at least 12 months, however this is an ongoing role & we hope to support your friendship for as long as possible.

Volunteers receive training, orientation, ongoing support, travel reimbursement and quarterly invitations to meetings together with other visiting volunteers.

To find out more please phone Brisbane Office 07 3822 0814 or 'express interest' below and we will phone you.


Additional requirements

2 contactable referees

Time Required

Minimum fortnightly visits of 1 hour each time

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

1 - 1.5 hours in person

Reimbursement

Fuel reimbursement