ID: 50477

Community Visitors Scheme (Darwin)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Darwin NT

About this opportunity

Visiting a socially isolated person in an aged care setting or their own home, providing friendship and re-connection with the local community. Could simply be having a chat, or going to a football game, out for coffee, a drive – anything you and the person feel comfortable with and are competent to achieve.

Requirements:

  • Police Check
  • Ochre Card
  • Be caring and have a compassionate nature & a willingness to listen


Additional requirements

Please Note:
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

Time Required

Flexible but minimum 1 hour per fortnight.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Induction plus regular meetings/offers of training, regular follow up support.

Reimbursement

Yes (for Police check and kilometres)