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Social Support with older people - Cantonese or Mandarin speakers required!

Skills, Training & Resource Service (STARS)
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Duties

  • Provide individual and social support to clients through weekly or fortnightly visits at the clients' home.
  • Do activities together such as read and discuss newspapers and/or magazines, play board games, card games or mah-jong, calligraphy together.
  • Do gentle exercise or go for a walk together (depending on clients health and ability) Assist clients to participate in social activities
  • Accompany clients shopping and Doctors' appointments with volunteers' personal vehicle
  • Volunteers participate in program development, reviews and training
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance times and mileage claim
  • Monitor the wellbeing of the client and report concerns or incidents to Domestic Support/Social Support Coordinator

Volunteers have sound communication and listening skills Ability to support Supervisor and follow directions Understand the importance of promoting independence and self esteem for older people