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Weaver - Lived Experience Carer Support

Mission Australia
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Use your unique lived experience of caring for an ageing loved one to support others regain a sense of control. Participate in Weaver training and monthly Weaver Support Meetings to assist you in your role of providing ongoing support to a carer over a 12 week period. This includes checking in with the career and listening, sharing information and advice, providing support and reporting on progress via regular catch ups with the Local Connector who facilitates the program. Requirements include:

  • Lived experience of caring for an aging person
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to provide companionship and social support
  • Resident of the Shoalhaven Area
  • Willingness to share personal information to enable them to be matched to carer
  • Willingness to share personal experience with the ability to support others on their personal journey
  • Access and ability to use internet including video conferencing and/or ability to travel to face to face meetings