ID: 172348

Leisure Buddy with Terry

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Box Hill North VIC

About this opportunity

Trevor is in older gentleman and is looking for a Leisure Buddy who will take him on short excursions within his local community. Outings may include visits to a local coffee shop for coffee or a drive to the park to look at the scenery.

Trevor will require a Leisure buddy who has a drivers license and access to a car as he can only walk short distances.

Trevor has a great sense of humour and loves a chat. He has many interests including gardening, trivia and music.

No previous experience is required. Competencies include a warm, friendly and patient approach as well as empathy, good communication skills and a great sense of humour.

Reliability and a willingness to commit to very regular contact for a minimum of 12 months is a requirement.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (F) .

NDIS Worker Screening Check and statutory declaration.
Provide contact details for 2 professional referees.
Attendance at an interview with coordinator.
All applicants must be over 18 years of age.

Time Required

Fortnightly outings for 2-3 hours on weekends as arranged by mutual agreement between volunteer and buddy.

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Mandatory Group Induction Training at Inclusion Melbourne office in Armadale Vic plus online National Disability Insurance Scheme training.

Reimbursement

Reimbursement to be negotiated on a case by case basis.