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Companion/Bus Assistant - Concord / Metro Area - # 7584

  • Location: Concord NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    6-8 hours, last Saturday of the month.

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    On-the-job and more in-depth training 2-3 times per year in North Strathfield.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

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

Volunteers are needed to accompany vision / hearing impaired people on an outing in the metropolitan area, on the last Saturday of the month for their Hand-Over-Hand Club Outings. You can also meet at venue.

Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate with deafblind people using Auslan, fingerspelling or other communication. However, this isn't essential as you will receive┬átraining.
  • Volunteers will need a good level of English to communicate effectively communicate especially with the hearing impaired .

Minimum age is 17 years.

Benefits:

  • Gain satisfaction from the knowledge that you are giving enjoyment to a group of visually/hearing impaired people.
  • Meet new people.


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