ID: 158254

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) - Male Volunteers for Lilyfield & Peakhurst Area.

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Across: Lilyfield NSW, Peakhurst NSW

About this opportunity

The activities that volunteers do during face-to-face visits (with COVID-19 restrictions applied) include: playing dominos/cards/board games, accompanying walks, outing to get a cup of coffee/food or shopping, watching a movie/television, listening to music, singing; teaching the recipient dancing/computing/using technology such as a mobile phone/tablet/laptop/computer, knitting, drawing, gardening; or depending on the recipient and volunteer’s capability.

Volunteers are required to respect the rights of residents - including exercising confidentiality, privacy, maintain dignity and duty of care. Volunteers will need to complete a Police Check (free of charge for volunteers), submit a flu vaccination medical record and attend training.

Volunteering is 1 hour per week or 2 hours every fortnight, and we ask for a minimum 6 month commitment.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Others .

Being male is a genuine requirement for this role.

Communication skills (listening and speaking skills), the ability to manage own emotions in a positive way, team work, reporting to staff, community services skills.

Any skills to enhance the visit with the client such as crafting, board games, technologies, playing music, singing, good conversational skills and others.

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

1 hour per week or 2 hours every fortnight, over 6 months minimum.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • IT & Web Development
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

CVS training, COVID-19 training and other training.