ID: 161115

Caring Companionship Volunteers - Coolum

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Coolum Beach QLD

About this opportunity

You can help reduce the loneliness and isolation felt by some of our care recipients when they have no family or friends visiting. As a Caring Companionship Volunteer with Sundale's Coolum Care Centre, you will build a meaningful relationship and create a special bond with someone who needs your support. You can build this relationship through: • Having a chat • Sharing a cuppa • Going for a walk together in the garden • Reading a book or newspaper to them • Bringing your pet in for visits • Picking up books from the library • Doing some personal shopping for them • Playing a game • There are endless opportunities Only an hour or two of your time is needed each week to create a special bond with one of our care recipients and bring incredible joy to their lives.

As a volunteer with Sundale, you will receive full training, an onsite induction, an introduction to your care recipient, regular contact with the volunteer coordinator, invitations to volunteer appreciation and social events, friendship, heartfelt thanks and the warmth of knowing your companionship truly is making a difference in someone’s life.


Additional requirements

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

National Police Check - will be paid for by Sundale.

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

Start Dates, Hours, Days - To be Negotiated with Sundale Minimum 1 hour once a week

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People Learning English
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
Training

Mandatory training either online or face to face

Reimbursement

Companionship