ID: 211934

Community Social Visitor Volunteer -Dog lover, Padstow NSW [ACVVS]

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Padstow NSW

About this opportunity

We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring individual to Volunteer socially with our elderly client in Padstow. Our client has a passion for animal care having lived on a farm and with a past hobby of breeding Bichon Fries', he has an interest in Chinese culture and would enjoy a cuppa and good conversation.

Your impact

Volunteering as a social visitor can be a rewarding experience, both for the person you visit as well as yourself. Regular visits from volunteers can help to improve quality of life and help older people feel less isolated. Your visits will bring great joy to the clients you are matched with.

The Aged Care Volunteer Visitor Scheme is funded by the Australian Government and is established to promote links between elderly people and volunteers in their local community.

HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity and we're passionate about improving the quality of life for people in need. We have a wonderful group of volunteers that partner with us to enhance the lives of the clients cared for by HammondCare.

Further information

For more information about volunteering at HammondCare, click the apply button below and our friendly Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator Danielle will give you a call.


Additional requirements

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

18 years or older • National Volunteer Police Check arranged and paid for by HammondCare • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination will be required (Two (2) doses) •

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

One hour per week for 6 months or longer. We would be happy to arrange a suitable day and time.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Training and ongoing support will be provided by a Volunteer Coordinator