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Arabic/Lebanese speaking female volunteer to visit elderly Lebanese lady in Avondale Heights

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

    Minimum fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months

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

    3 hours (1 - 1.5 hours online if access to internet/computer and 1 - 1.5 hours in person)

  • Reimbursement

    Fuel reimbursement

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    2 contactable referees

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

Share your language (Arabic/Lebanese) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly lady living in an aged care facillity in Avondale Heights.

A female volunteer fluent in Arabic (Lebanese) is requested for this role. A patient, mature, experienced and caring volunteer is requested for this role.

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.