ID: 170924

Friendly Visitor - Macleod

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

About this opportunity

Peter lives independently and would benefit from friendship. Peter would like a male volunteer interested in IT. Peter enjoys chatting, getting out when he can, talking about life experiences, and spending time on technology.

We are seeking a warm, caring, reliable and empathetic volunteer with good communication skills able to commit to weekly contact (Skype, phone calls, letters, postcards) then face to face when restrictions lift.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

Volunteers must be over 18 years of age and complete an initial online information session. Volunteers also complete a National Police Check, plus a statutory declaration if they have been a citizen or resided in a country other than Australia since the age of 16.

Volunteers provide 2 professional referees.

A minimum 12 month/ongoing commitment is also required.

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

Weekly contact (Skype, phone calls, letters, postcards) then face to face when restrictions lift.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Online Community Visitor Scheme training and ongoing support from the Community Support team.

Reimbursement

To be negotiated on a case by case basis.