ID: 142550

Walker and Talker

Health Regular - more than 6 months Acton ACT, Acton ACT, Greenway ACT

About this opportunity

Responsibilities and requirements include:

  • Arrive at Nordic Walk location 15 minutes early to welcome, acknowledge and check in with walkers.
  • Support warm up/briefing for new Nordic Walkers Walk at a specific location within the group (back, middle, front) or with particular people
  • Complete 45-60 minute moderate walk
  • Keep Volunteer Coordinators informed of any issues
  • Join the Nordic Walkers for coffee after the walk to check-in on the walkers
  • Attend regular coffee meetings to review the CNWCO volunteer scheme

Additional requirements

Moderate fitness level - ability to walk at a steady pace for 60 minutes
Good listener and conversationalist
Positive and enthusiastic
Enjoy interacting with people
Good communicator
Working with Vulnerable People registration. If you are not registered, visit and follow the prompts or visit an Access Canberra shopfront
Must have a mobile phone and carry it with you during walks

Time Required

Approximately 2 hours each walk. Exact times will be confirmed upon application. Walks are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays each week.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Attend an initial CNWCO induction and orientation session: Attend CNWCO specific training: