ID: 157670

Macedonian speaking mature aged volunteer to visit an elderly gentleman in Eltham

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Eltham VIC

About this opportunity

Share your language (Macedonian) and companionship during weekly or fortnightly visits with an isolated / lonely elderly gentleman in Eltham.

Visits may be spent talking or sharing in a simple leisure activity together. Your regular visits can make a real and positive difference in the life of this man - reducing social isolation and improving well-being.

We ask volunteers to commit to weekly visits for at least 12 months, however this is an ongoing role & we hope to support your friendship for as long as possible.

Volunteers receive training, orientation, ongoing support, travel reimbursement and quarterly invitations to meetings together with other visiting volunteers.

To find out more please 'express interest' below and we will phone you.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

2 contactable referees
Current Flu Vaccination

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

Minimum fortnightly visits for at least 12 months. Virtual contact (phone calls) while face to face on hold.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

1 hour

Reimbursement

Fuel reimbursement