ID: 158498

CAWS Together We Can Mentor/Befriender

Mental Health Regular - more than 6 months St Marys NSW

About this opportunity

Would you like to provide companionship in the community for a small group of people with disabilities (2-4 people) who are in their fifties and sixties? You will be matched with another volunteer and the catch ups would be monthly or fortnightly on a Wednesday or Thursday after 11am. We need a volunteer who can provide transport for one person (reimbursement for kilometres available) and would be meeting the group at a cafe in the local area.

Benefits to you:

  • Improve communication and personal skills
  • Develop leadership and management qualities
  • Increase your confidence and motivation
  • Enhance your CV
  • Increase your circle of friends
  • Fulfilment and personal growth
  • Lead a richer life whilst creating a more inclusive society
  •   Have fun!
    

If you would like to know more please apply and indicate if you have any specific questions. More information and a position description will be provided in the initial stages of recruitment.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

CAWS will organise and pay for your police check if you don't have one already

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

4-8 hours per month (approx.)

Suitable for
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Online training (4 hours - assistance is available), Group or individual session (2 hours), Specific training regarding the people you are matched with where required.

Reimbursement

Reimbursement available for travel