Uniting Social Support Program keeps people connected to the community to support them live a happy and healthy life. The program assists people to keep doing the things they love. Whatever ‘living life to the fullest” looks like for them, we support them to make it happen.
Marcia is a kind, and intelligent woman with a good sense of humour. She enjoys reading, drawing, painting, current affairs, politics, animals, music, and games. She also loves to visit art galleries. In the past Marcia loved to garden, go to the theatre and travel to new places. She'd prefer a mature female volunteer who is like-minded and available to visit her on either a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday morning to visit the beach, go to a café, visit some gardens, art galleries or bookshops.
You'll need kindness and patience, be a good listener, and have access to a car for community outings. The car must be able to fit a walker if necessary.
As a valued member of the social support team, you will have access to. ongoing training and development opportunities, the chance to meet new people and develop new skills, the support of a dedicated volunteer coordinator throughout your volunteer journey. Volunteer to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice to make an impact in your community. Please note that during COVID-19 this role will commence over the phone, which will enable you to establish rapport and connection with Marcia and enable her to stay connected to the community. Participant's name has been altered to maintain her privacy. Interested? For further information, please contact 13 93 75 and quote HL-S-09.
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, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.