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Random Acts of Kindness - Community Visitor

  • Location: Across: Blueys Beach NSW, Alstonville NSW, Tweed Heads NSW, Bundaberg QLD, Mole Creek TAS, Mooloolaba QLD, Bendigo VIC, Grafton NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    1-3 hours a week.

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Working with Animals
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Counselling & Help Line
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Garden Maintenance
    • Arts, Craft & Photography
    • Food Preparation & Service
    • Trades & Maintenance
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    Inductions and training is provided, as well as access to a wealth of online learning and short courses.

  • Requirements

    This opportunity is open to those over the age of 18 only.

Volunteer to visit socially isolated seniors in the community, all across the country, all whilst practising social distancing, and safe hygiene. With this role, you can:

  • "Visit" someone remotely on the phone or via Skype or Facetime
  • Host an online class or share a skill or passion through our Virtual Social Centre
  • Assist by hosting a virtual tour in the community- bring the outside world in
  • Support our seniors online to access the digital world around them, including skype, Virtual Social Centre, online shopping and more
  • Visit someone by checking in from the safety of their door, offering support and reassurance without entering the property, and seeing if they require anything
  • Chat with our clients from the garden or on the balcony, or in a safe, open environment

Whatever works for you, we are here to tackle loneliness together. What does our ideal volunteer look like?

  • Embodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spirit
  • Tech-savvy
  • Able and willing to travel to one of our villages
  • Thrives on helping others
  • Contributes to the greater success of the organisation and is always willing to go the extra mile without being asked
  • Operates with integrity, open-mindedness, and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, and dignity of our clients is maintained at all times
  • Energised by interacting and engaging with people
  • Ready to smash stereotypes around ageing

Work Perks (the good stuff!):

  • Meet new people, make new friends, hear and share exciting stories
  • Improve employment prospects
  • Spend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiences
  • Feel part of the team with an invite to attend virtual monthly meetings
  • You’ll be back by a training and development team committed to your continuous face to face and online learning
  • Knowing your efforts volunteering for an award-winning not-for-profit organisation support an essential community service
  • Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk
  • Be part of an organisation who’s shaking up the aged care industry
  • Plus meaningful experiences where you know you are making a positive impact in the local community every day

If you’re motivated to contribute positively to your community then we would love to hear from you! We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply. Variety is the spice of life - everyone is welcome and everyone matters at Feros Care. We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, embracing all people, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability.


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