ID: 175770

Chat and a cuppa with a friend - Richmond

Covid-19 Regular - more than 6 months Richmond VIC

About this opportunity

We are seeking warm, caring, reliable and empathetic volunteers with good communication skills able to commit to weekly contact (in person and when unable on the phone, letters, postcards).


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

Volunteers must be over 18 years of age and complete an initial online information session. Volunteers must 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. Covid vaccination including booster is required and following covid safe protocols.

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 (when unable on the phone, letters, postcards).

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.