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Companion Shopper Driver - Lower North Shore - # 9460

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

    2 hours per fortnight to 2 hours per month flexible week days and hours

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

    Orientation provided

  • Reimbursement

    Petrol costs reimbursed

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)

Companion Shopping is an invaluable service, which matches volunteers with Clients who require assistance with their weekly shopping and transport in the Lower North Shore area. We require a reliable volunteer to undertake this role.

Main Duties:

  • Transporting client to and from their own home and the shopping centre
  • Accompanying clients around the shopping centre
  • Assisting clients with purchasing and carrying items
  • Assisting clients with bill paying and related activities
  • Engaging in social interaction with the client

Volunteers must have a full NSW driving licence and have access to a car to be able to drive clients to the shops. Petrol is reimbursed. Volunteers need a reasonable level of fitness to be able to help clients in/out of the car, help carry shopping etc. Volunteers should be friendly, patient and enjoy interacting with others. Volunteers must have a valid Driver's Licence and their own car.

Benefits:

  • Sense of satisfaction in knowing that you are supporting an individual to maintain their independence at home.
  • Opportunity to gain experience in aged care sector, or to gain transferable skills.

Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering or your first time volunteering in Australia you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday to learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.


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