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Linen Service Volunteer - Chatswood - # 105977

  • Location: Chatswood NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    8.45am-10-45am, Mon and Tues 6 hours per fortnight (max) 2 hours per month (min)

  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    Induction and on the job training. Volunteers work in pairs, so there will be a more experienced volunteer who can help you out. Additional training provided as needed

  • Reimbursement

    Petrol reimbursed if driving own car. Café Voucher is provided.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

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

Join a great team of volunteers to visit elderly people in their homes to deliver clean linen and towels, change the beds and chat to elderly and vulnerable clients. Many clients have said that without this vital service they would not have been able to continue to live in their own homes. Volunteer commitment required could be as often as several times a week or as little as once a month – you decide! A reasonable level of fitness is required as you will be required to change and make a number of beds.

All volunteers go out to visit clients in pairs and quickly get to know each other, other volunteers and the clients they are working with. We especially need drivers with their own car (petrol reimbursed) to continue this service, although we also welcome anyone volunteering as an assistant to an existing driver.

All clean linen is commercially laundered. This is a fantastic opportunity to greatly improve the quality of life of vulnerable people in our community.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Benefits: Opportunity to work as part of a team of volunteers from a vast range of backgrounds - get to know others from the local