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Italian speaking volunteer to visit elderly Italian man at aged care facility in Heidelberg

  • Location: Heidelberg VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    Minimum fortnightly visits for at least 12 months.

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • People Learning English
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    1-1.5 hours in person training

  • Reimbursement

    Travel reimbursement available

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    2 contactable referees
    Flu Vaccination

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

Share your language (Italian) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits to an isolated elderly Italian man living in an aged care facility in Heidelberg.

A volunteer fluent in Italian is requested for this role. A patient, mature and caring volunteer is requested.

Visits may be spent talking or sharing in a simple leisure activity together. Your regular visits can make a real and positive difference in the life of this resident - reducing social isolation and improving well-being.

We ask volunteers to commit to fortnightly visits for at least 12 months, however this is an ongoing role & we hope to support your friendship for as long as possible.

Volunteers receive training, orientation, ongoing support, travel reimbursement and quarterly invitations to meetings together with other visiting volunteers.

To find out more please phone our Coordinator on 9448 8009 or 'express interest' below and we will phone you.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.