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St John Ambulance Australia SA Inc.
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This role is open to anyone who enjoys intelligent conversations on a range of topics, and who might be able to connect with the gent who has a great appreciation in creating beautiful works from his interest in wood turning. The visits are in-home and can be any day after 10am. Visits typically would be for 1-2 hours a week and could even extend to community outings to places of mutual interest such a going to a café for a cuppa and chat. All mileage and out of pocket expenses are reimbursed, and all volunteers are supported by St John's Covid-safe practices as recommended by SA Health.

St John Ambulance's Community Care Program is a well-respected and trusted volunteer service that has supported older people throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area for 30 years.

Volunteers make a real and heartfelt difference in the lives of older people who have identified that they would benefit from greater social interaction in their life while remaining a valued participant in community and society. Volunteers are carefully matched with the older person they visit to ensure the visit is mutually enjoyable, meaningful and rewarding.

Please note: During Covid-19 restrictions, each client is assessed for home visiting suitability in line with the latest Covid-19 advice from SA Health. St John provides all necessary Covid-19 protection measures for volunteers to practice as an added safeguard and upholds all of its required health and funding obligations.

Police Certificate Required (Provided by the organisation free of charge).