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 act.gov.au/wwvp 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
Training

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