- Location: East 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.
Colin was in a band in the '60's and can still belt out a decent tune on his keyboard!!
He was a crane operator and bus driver, so has lots of stories about his life. He's keen to share it all with a companion. If you love music and good times, then Colin will brighten your day when you visit!
Volunteers brighten the life of an isolated person living in an aged care facility by visiting regularly to provide friendship and companionship.