ID: 157230

Volunteer Screening Visitors at Residential Aged Care Home in Caulfield

Covid-19 Regular - more than 6 months Caulfield VIC

About this opportunity

HammondCare is an independent charity, specialising in dementia care. We're passionate about improving the quality of life for people in need and we have a wonderful group of volunteers that make a difference in the lives of aged care residents.

As a Residential Care Concierge Volunteer you'll be welcoming visitors to HammondCare during the current Covid19 pandemic. As you volunteer each week, you’ll be responsible for

  • Welcoming visitors to aged care home.
  • Review each visitor against the entry criteria.
  • Provide access to visitors that comply.
  • Restrict access to visitors who don’t comply and explain to them why.
  • Document visitor access and those where access has been denied.
  • Take a visitor's temperature and check that they hold a current flu vaccination certificate

This volunteer role will suit someone aged 79 years or under, who has

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills- including clear verbal communication
  • Empathy and patience
  • Capacity to relate to a diverse range of people
  • Drivers license & ability to travel to nominated HammondCare sites
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A current flu vaccination or be willing to have a flu vaccination
  • Willing to wear a face mask

The time commitment is at least one visitor session each week for 6 months or longer We can talk to you about a time that suits you on Monday to Sunday,

  • 10:00am to 11:30am
  • 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • 6.30pm to 8:00pm

We'll provide training and support from an onsite Volunteer Coordinator. Successful applicants will be required to complete a police background check which we’ll arrange.

When you submit your enquiry, please include details on why you're interested in volunteering.


Additional requirements

Medical Check *. National Police Certificate *.

You must be aged between 18 and 79 to volunteer as a HammondCare Residential Concierge.

All volunteers must have a current flu vaccination after 1st May, so you must be willing to have the shot and/or provide documentation confirming you’ve had the vaccination recently.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care