ID: 207140

Aged Care Volunteer Visitor – Come and join us! (Bundoora)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Bundoora VIC

About this opportunity

Inclusion Melbourne is an auspice in the Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme (ACVVS); a national program funded by the Australian Government that aims to enrich the quality of life of older people and enhance their social connectedness.

As an Inclusion Melbourne Aged Care Volunteer Visitor, you’ll spend time with someone in your local community who may be lonely or socially isolated. We're looking for caring individuals who can sit and have a chat, reminisce and talk about topics of interest with elderly people.

Our Volunteer Coordinator will spend time with you to understand your interests and background, and they’ll work to match you with a client in a suburb nearby who may share these similar interests.

Currently we have a client in Bundoora who has many interests including watching the classics on DVD, music, and chatting about AFL football especially the Collingwood Football Club. Our client would enjoy the company of a caring, reliable and empathetic volunteer with good communication skills and an ability to commit to weekly or fortnightly visits.

Your impact: Volunteering as a social visitor can be a rewarding experience, both for the person you visit as well as yourself. Regular visits on a fortnightly basis for a minimum of 12 months are required. Visits from volunteers can help to improve quality of life and help older people feel less isolated. Your visits will bring great joy and happiness to the recipient you are matched with.

Come and join us! For more information about volunteering as an Aged Care Volunteer Visitor, click the apply button below and a friendly Volunteer Coordinator will call you.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (F) . Flu vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

Details of 2 professional referees
Be over 18 years of age
Fully COVID vaccinated (Three vaccinations)

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

1 to 2 hours per week for a minimum of 12 months

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Completion of online training modules