ID: 209217

Connect2One (Digital Visitor)-Russian speaking volunteer required! URGENT

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

  • Do you speak fluent Russian?
  • Do you want to make a difference but have limited time and not sure where to start?
  • Do you have just 1 hour and 15 minutes to donate each week?

Become a Connect2One Digital Visiting Volunteer today!

About the role

Inclusee is recruiting for a Russian speaking volunteer to join the team.

Our volunteers form part of our Kindness Crew and are instrumental in reducing isolation and loneliness for older Australians in our community.

Our Participant is looking for a mature female volunteer who can speak fluent Russian. Ideally, our female Participant would like a volunteer who shares similar interests such as movies/TV and reading.

If you do not speak Russian/meet the criteria, check out our other roles via our website or Volunteering Queensland.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Participating in weekly 1-hour digital visits with your matched Participant.
  • Chat with your Participant, listen to their stories and provide social connection.
  • Logging shifts in Polixen app and completing monthly support check-in email (or call).
  • Working in a safe manner and reporting any incidents or concerns.
  • Reviewing/responding to emails/calls in a timely manner.
  • Completing online training, where required and attending recognition events, as required.
  • Abiding by the organisation's policies, procedures, and guidelines.

We aim to complete the onboarding process in less than 7 days.

#Why volunteer with us?

  • Virtual volunteer roles, enabling you to fit volunteering in around your busy schedule.
  • Most roles are between 1hour and 15 mins to 2 hours and 15 mins per week.
  • Online conference for volunteers.
  • Access to Lifeline training and free telephone counselling.
  • References, LinkedIn endorsements and Certificates of Appreciation and more!

Inclusee recognises the Traditional Custodians of the land in which our Virtual Office is located. We pay respects to the Turrbal People past, present and emerging.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Others .

Our Connect2One Digital Visiting Volunteers should be confident building rapport and initiating conversation starters, have a warm and friendly demeanour and volunteer within the scope of the role.

In addition to:
* Willingness to complete a National Police Check through Inclusee (and Statutory Declaration in some cases).
* 18 + due to insurance purposes and have the right to work/volunteer in Australia.
* Excellent communication skills.

** As this is a volunteer from home role, you will need your own computer or laptop, reliable internet, telephone and email address. **

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

Day and time as per mutually agreed. Digital visits are minimum 1-hour per week + 15 mins allocated to log shifts and complete Monthly Support form.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • IT & Web Development
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Tutoring & Coaching

Online training and support provided.