- Location: South Perth WA
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Seniors & Aged Care
A minimum of one hour per fortnight for at least six months. Any day of the week. Flexible times.
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Families with Children
- People with disability
- Travelling Volunteers
- Wheelchair Access
- Work Experience
Type of work
- Companionship & Social Support
- Seniors & Aged Care
Occupational Health and Safety, Ongoing support from Community Visitors Co-ordinator
Travel expenses are reimbursed. Discuss with Coordinator
- National Police Certificate *
National Volunteer Police Check
No formal qualifications required. However empathy and understanding of older people will be quality life skills that will enable you and the resident that you are matched with get the best out of all visits. Police checks are conducted by the organisation at no cost to the volunteer.
All mandatory and subsequent training will be provided for the role at no cost to the volunteer as identified.
Community Visitor Volunteers are invited to enquire for more information. Information sessions and one on one interviews are available on request.
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Paul is in need of someone to accompany him on a stroll down to the local shops. He loves to walk and talk about his life.
Are you a good listener and can you commit to at least one hour a fortnight for a social visit to Paul?
Volunteers brighten the life of an isolated person living in an aged care facility by visiting regularly to provide friendship and companionship.