ID: 154664

Circle of Support Visitor - Volunteer

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Samson WA

About this opportunity

Through regular visits to the allocated person, the Circle of Support Volunteers will develop a friendship with them, provide companionship and help to establish links with other people and a connection with their local community.

We are seeking a small group of volunteers (4-5 people) to join a Circle of Support for a woman named Cheryl who lives in the Samson area. Cheryl is a delightful 58 year old woman who lives independently. She is extremely social and enjoys crafts, travel, shopping, movies etc. During their visits, the Volunteer monitors the following aspects of the person’s life;

• Their overall quality of life and lifestyle happiness • Physical and emotional health • Social & community connections • Recreation

Once a trusting relationship has been established, many PSS Volunteers will also take the person with a disability on short outings within their local community.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

• Empathy and understanding of people with disability
• A positive attitude
• Sound communication and listening skills
• An ability to work independently
• An ability to maintain confidentiality
• Patience, reliability and a genuine interest in making friends

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

Visit days & times are flexible and will be arranged with Cheryl and her Facilitator. Time commitments are approximately 3-4 hours per month

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Mediation & Advocacy