Sydney Multicultural Community Services, the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) program is funded by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and initiated by Department of Health. The program serves culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) residents, who may be isolated by limited family support, language and cultural barriers.
Sydney MCS recruits, trains and supports volunteers to visit eligible residents either in an aged care facility or at home. The Volunteer Community Visitor is matched with a Community Resident according to language and cultural backgrounds and possibly other interests, throughout Sydney Metropolitan area.
The volunteer is required to provide face to face visit to an elderly person at a facility in Sylvania. Current Driver's License and own car are essential.
• Respect the rights of the client including confidentiality, privacy and maintain dignity. • Exercise a duty of care at all times. • Communication skills (listening and speaking skills). • Emotional qualification skill, team work, reporting skill, community services skill and other skills which will be helpful in assisting the seniors and the elderly.
• FLU VACCINE is MUST. • Complete a mandatory Police check. • Inductions and online training will be provided by Sydney MCS.
Only applicants who matches with the location and criteria will be contacted by Sydney MCS.