ID: 172486

Walking volunteer

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Blacktown NSW, Lalor Park NSW, Mount Druitt NSW, Penrith NSW, Toongabbie NSW, Parramatta NSW, St Marys NSW

About this opportunity

What you need:

  • Patience (some participants may be difficult to understand due to a speech impairment or they may need to walk slowly)
  • Empathy & a non-judgmental attitude

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
  • Uncover implicit bias (learned subconscious beliefs) and lead a richer life whilst creating a more inclusive society
  • Have fun!

Contact Heidi at [email protected] for a full position description.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

* 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 with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Mediation & Advocacy
Training

Online training (4 hours), Group session (2 hours), Specific training regarding the people you are matched with

Reimbursement

Reimbursement available for travel and any other costs