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1695 - Community Visitor Volunteer

  • Location: Boonah QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Other
  • Time Required

    Flexible 1-2 hours

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    Attend in-service training

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Must work within guidelines regarding respect, confidentiality and privacy of clients.

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

Provide a friendship visit to socially isolated individuals living in residential facilities. You will be matched with a resident of an aged care facility, visiting on a regular weekly or fortnightly basis to provide friendship and companionship. Visits are spent doing something both the resident and the volunteer enjoy - reading, listening to music, chatting, reminiscing or going for a walk. Telephone and virtual visits during COVID-19. Must work within guidelines of Able Australia, respect the rights of residents including confidentiality and privacy.