About this opportunity
Mary lives in aged care and would benefit from friendship. Mary would like to be matched with an older woman (60plus).
We are seeking a warm, caring, reliable and empathetic volunteer with good communication skills able to commit to weekly contact (in person and when unable on the phone, letters, postcards).
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.
Weekly in person contact (when unable on the phone, letters, postcards).Suitable for
- Online & Remote Volunteers
- Companionship & Social Support
- Counselling & Help Line
- Seniors & Aged Care
Online Community Visitor Scheme training and ongoing support from the Community Support team.Reimbursement
To be negotiated on a case by case basis.