ID: 190377

Palliative Care Volunteer - South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) -Virtual - #190377

Health Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

To make a regular and ongoing commitment under the guidance of the Volunteer Coordinator

To provide companionship and emotional support to the patient/carers under the guidance of the allocated Palliative Care Team member Nursing Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Educator or site delegate.

To provide support to palliative care patient/carers who have been identified by the Palliative Care Team

Seeking volunteers from across the South Western Sydney LGA - covering Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Campbelltown, Camden and Bowral

Training is free but compulsory.

For more information a short video link will be provided in a return email you will receive when submitting interest online for this role.

The benefits of becoming a palliative care volunteer are:

  • A sense of pride in your volunteering role

  • Learning about death and dying with dignity

  • Awards and recognition

  • Ongoing training and support from the Local Health District

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

2-4 hours per week

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Arts, Craft & Photography
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Music & Entertainment

Training commences on the 7/2/2023 and runs for one half day over six weeks, every Tuesday.