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Spend time lost in conversation over the potter’s wheel or behind a canvas! Ballarat

Uniting AgeWell
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**If you’re interested in connecting with older people who are socially isolated, we’d love to hear from you! We’re looking for volunteers who are creative thinkers and committed to supporting people to live their best lives. Help older people with their goals around staying independent, healthy and connected to their community.

You may be interested in a connection with Mary. Mary has had a successful career as an academic, inspiring minds on subjects including Art and History. Mary has travelled extensively and written several novels during her career. Since retiring, Mary has fostered her love of art through landscape painting, craft, ceramics and mosaic. Mary has also spent many hours dedicating her time volunteering at her local neighbourhood house to inspire and share her knowledge and love of art, culture and history with others. Mary would love to be connected with a like-minded art enthusiast who would enjoy spending time lost in conversation over the potter’s wheel or behind a canvas. Connecting with Mary may also involve visiting her at home, having a chat over the phone or meeting up for a coffee in her local community.

We offer opportunities in skill and knowledge development, as well as ongoing support and mentoring. Good communication skills and the ability to work independently are a must. Having a driver’s licence/access to own vehicle is highly desired but not essential. We value diversity in lived experience, language, skills and abilities. If you are interested in more information about Volunteering in our Social Support Program, connecting to Mary or another person in your area, please phone 13 93 75 and quote SS-GEN-BALLA Name changed for privacy.

This volunteer opportunity is posted on behalf of Uniting AgeWell

About Uniting AgeWell At Uniting AgeWell, our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 3,400 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.

Uniting AgeWell provide a workplace culture based on the BEST philosophy – Believe, Excel, Support and Trust – underpinned by our values of Kindness, Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Inclusion, and our customer service charter and promise that shape and inform all that we do. More information can be found on the Uniting AgeWell website. **

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