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Companionship Volunteer

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

    5-15 Hours per week.

  • Suitable for
    • Families with Children
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Mandatory training provided.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance)

    Due to new government legislation all persons entering a Residential Aged Care Facility as of the 1st May 2020 are required to provide evidence of having had a 2020 Flu Vaccination.

    New volunteers will also be required to undertake mandatory training applicable to your role which will be provided by ACH staff.

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

Do you like socializing and making new friendships?

Do you have two hours to spare each week?

If yes, Milpara has the perfect volunteering opportunity for you! With the support of the Healthy Ageing Team, Companionship Volunteers would visit up to 5 residents who are at risk of social isolation each week.

Undertake an activity of the person’s choice – whether it be having a cup of tea and chat, doing a word puzzle or some gardening outdoors!