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Aged Care Visitors with Vietnamese and Chinese Community Languages

  • Location: Chester Hill NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    1 hour per week or Fortnight 6 months commitment

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • People Learning English
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Work Experience
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Arts, Craft & Photography
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    NIL required Some training opportunities may be offered (eg First Aid training)

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *

    Be able to spend an hour a week and willing to volunteer for at least 6 months.

    ** National Police Check fee will be covered by CHNC for suitable applicants.

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

We are in need of volunteers who can speak the community languages of Vietnamese and Chinese for our Aged Care programs to visit residents in aged care facilities. As a visitor you would provide friendship and companionship to residents in the Bankstown/Padstow/Canterbury area who are experiencing social isolation and loneliness. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visits with residents are currently via phone calls, letter writing and Zoom. You would visit your friend weekly or fortnightly on a one-to-one basis. The visits are friendly and relaxed and you may chat, talk about current news, reminisce, listen to music, play a board or card game, do crafts together.

Volunteer Requirements – • Caring and empathetic towards people with health issues • Enjoy spending time listening and talking with people • Mature approach and interest in people • Willing to visit regularly (weekly or fortnightly) • Able to commit to visiting for 6 months or more • Keep in regular contact with the volunteer coordinator • Over 18 years of age (over 16 years old may be considered)

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.