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Community Visitors Scheme (Darwin)

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

    Flexible but minimum 1 hour per fortnight.

  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Induction plus regular meetings/offers of training, regular follow up support.

  • Reimbursement

    Yes (for Police check and kilometres)

  • Requirements

    Please Note:
    * As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
    * Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

Visiting a socially isolated person in an aged care setting or their own home, providing friendship and re-connection with the local community. Could simply be having a chat, or going to a football game, out for coffee, a drive – anything you and the person feel comfortable with and are competent to achieve.

Requirements:

  • Police Check
  • Ochre Card
  • Be caring and have a compassionate nature & a willingness to listen


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