ID: 142710

Female Community Visitors - able to converse and write in Italian

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Glen Waverley VIC

About this opportunity

Italian speaking female volunteer is needed to contact/visit  a lady in an aged care facility - Glen Waverley We have an Italian lady who would like a visitor for companionship who has an interest in embroidery, cross stitch, crochet or tapestry and having a chat. The aim of the Community Visitors Scheme is for volunteers to develop a friendship with a resident who has become socially isolated.

  • By befriending a resident and sharing life experiences you provide a wonderful opportunity for the resident to become connected with the community outside of the aged care facility.
  • You will be required to make contact in person or by phone, letters and or virtually i.e. Face Time.
  • Face to Face visits - at least 3 times each month for an hour; however many community visitors visit weekly.

All volunteers are required to attend an interview and undergo a police check.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Volunteer National Police Checks are freely available for CVS Volunteers.

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

2-3 contacts each month in person or by letters/cards and/or phone, virtual - Face Time / face to face or window visits

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

ongoing

Reimbursement

Travel expenses as discussed