*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 meeting Claudia Claudia is a family minded woman in her 70's, who enjoys gardening and watching history chanels on TV, she speaks Spanish and English. She would like a volunteer to visit her at home for a chat over coffee, once a good rapport is established she would like to get out of the house and visit a coffee shop or do some persoanl shopping.
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 Claudia or another person in your area, please phone 13 93 75 and quote ref number GS-S-02 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. **