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Social Support Volunteer - Inner City and South East Sydney

Catholic Healthcare
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  • Provide social companionship to an older community member
  • Volunteering 1-2 hours per week or fortnight
  • Volunteer in business hours during the week and/or weekends

This volunteer role gives you the opportunity to brighten the life of an older person by visiting them in their home as part of the Community Visitors Scheme run by Catholic Healthcare..

As a volunteer you will commit to visiting a client a least once a fortnight for around 1-2 hours.Visits are spent doing an enjoyable activity such as going for a short walk, catching up for a coffee/tea, crafting, watching TV, discussing shared interests and/or culture. When matching with a community member we try to keep in mind your interests and availability to try and ensure you both enjoy the visits as much as each other. Sharing your time and interests with an older community member will help enhance their mental,physical, and emotional wellbeing.

To be eligible to volunteer for this role you will need to be over 18 years of age, covid vax 1-3 or exemption and a National Criminal Police Check will be completed by Catholic Healthcare as part of the volunteer induction process.

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