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Social Support

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

    4 hours a month.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Training


  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the level of coverage for volunteers due to various restrictions to ensure they are covered for the roles they will be undertaking.

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

AIM: To provide reliable services to assist the frail/aged, younger people with a disability and their carers to maintain their independence and remain in their own home for as long as possible.

DUTIES: To visit a client in their own home to have a cuppa and a chat, go for a walk, read to or other support directed by coordinator. To assist a client with their shopping or do their shopping on their behalf, using your own vehicle. To provide respite for a carer.

It is a requirement that you are able to commit 4 hours a month, hold a current driver's licence, WWVP card and have a desire to assist the frail/aged, younger people with a disability and their carers in the community, to maintain or improve their quality of life.