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Biography Writing Program volunteer in the Northern Beaches area

HammondCare Australia
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As a HammondCare Biography Writing Volunteer, your listening and writing skills will allow people who are receiving palliative care services to share and record their stories, memories, and messages for loved ones. These biographies are then printed and presented to the client and/or client’s family.

Ideally, you'll have the following skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • 50 words per minute typing skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Own car to drive to the home of the patient
  • Willingness to learn new technology and software. You will be using a Dictaphone and a transcription software program
  • Availability for a long term commitment and up-to 5 hours per week. The transcription and editing process can occur in the evenings, while the face-to-face interview will occur on a weekday (Monday-Friday between 9am-4pm) for one hour.

When you submit your enquiry, please include details on why you're interested in volunteering.

All enquiries welcome.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.