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Italian-speaking volunteer wanted! Cerchiamo volontari che parlano flue | Social Support | Reservoir

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)
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During these challenging times we need volunteers more than ever, to support isolated people in our community to feel socially connected again. If you’re a ‘people person’ and would like to make a difference to someone’s life, we would love to hear from you!

Anna* seeks a volunteer who speaks Italian and who is friendly, social, chatty, positive and encouraging. Anna* enjoys cooking, watching Italian TV shows and listening to Italian radio.

The selected volunteer will be open to conversing on a number of topics as well as sharing an outing in the local community. You'll support Anna* to increase her confidence, and creatively reconnect her with her interests. By providing social interaction and conversation, You'll support and encourage Anna to achieve her social goals.

You must have a car and be prepared to transport Anna in it on local outings. A valid Victorian driver's license is essential, as is the confidence to work independently.

*Please note that during COVID-19 this role will commence over the phone, which will enable you to establish rapport and connection with Anna and enable her to stay connected to the community.

Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development provided. *Participant's name has been altered to maintain privacy. Interested? For further information, please contact 13 93 75 and quote GL-N-09.

Uniting is committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and TorresStrait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, volunteering with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.