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Social Outings Assistant

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

    6 hours per outing- Mon- Fri

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    Yes

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    2 references

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

As a Social Outings Volunteer you would assist the staff member on the bus run to collect and drop off clients and assist with the ordering and arranging of tea/coffee/cake etc. You would also develop skills in assisting clients who may have a mobility impairment or a vision/hearing impairment, but most importantly having a friendly chat and socialising with the clients.

Essential Criteria • Interest in working with frail aged and people with a disability • Good communication skills • Able to commit to a minimum of one outing per month • Reliable and dedicated • Basic manual handling skills or willingness to attend training

Desirable Criteria • Experience in working with elderly/disabled persons • Sensitivity to issues relating to people who speak a language other than English Preferred day/times: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday or Fridays Aprox no of hrs: 6 per outing

• Commitment to working with the frail aged and people with a disability • Good communication skills • Basic manual handling skills or willingness to attend training


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