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Community Visitor

  • Location: Banyule VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    Mon-Fri predominately. Times vary from mid morning till approximately 6:00pm

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    1 day induction training; 10 hours probationary visiting. 1 day training.

  • Reimbursement

    Reimbursement to and from visits. Reimbursement meals when attending training

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    Good communication/interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team. Ability to contribute to a brief written report. Own transport required.
    One day induction training. Ten hours of probabtionary visiting. A further day's training in either disability, supported residential services or mental health.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Community Visitors perform an important role of upholding the human rights of people with a cognitive disability and/or mental illness who are residing in supported care. They monitor and report on the adequacy of services provided. Community Visitors talk to the residents and/or patients and staff to identify issues of concern. They visit in pairs within their region. At the time of the visit, a brief report is written in regard to any issues of concern and any good practices noted.


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