STAR Community Services provides a visiting / companionship program for seniors in Ipswich. The program aims to offer much needed healthy social interaction to seniors; to help boost their mental and physical well-being through linking individual volunteers with an elderly person.
Be part of a team whose main responsibility is to engage with seniors, brighten their day through crafts, social outings or even a coffee and a chat.
The role involves:
• Accompanying seniors to social visits such as the movies, library, cooking classes, appointments and more. • Spending quality time with the elderly - have a coffee and a chat. • Assisting with crafts and hobbies such as knitting, gardening and sewing. • Reading a book and more.