ID: 171831

Friendly Visitor - Richmond

Covid-19 Regular - more than 6 months Richmond VIC

About this opportunity

Ken resides in aged care and would benefit from friendship. Ken wishes to be matched to an older man 60plus. Ken enjoys spending time talking about life experiences.

We are seeking a warm, caring, reliable and empathetic volunteer with good communication skills able to commit to weekly face to face contact.


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 in person contact.

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.