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Resident Companion/Visitor

  • Location: Heathcote NSW
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Approx. 2 hours per month. Days/times flexible.

  • Training

    Volunteer orientation & ongoing volunteer education sessions.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Approx. 2 hours per month. Days/times flexible.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

When is it? Anytime during daylight hours (except mealtimes).

Where is it? Individual resident rooms (or common areas) in the residential aged care facility.

What time commitment? 10-30 mins per resident per week.

Why we want you? Many of our residents enjoy quality one-on-one interaction: topical conversation, reminiscing, playing cards, memory or scrabble, etc. Volunteers are vital to help us make sure every resident can have this experience.

What’s in it for you? Building relationships; seeing the smile you have made on someone else.

What skills do you need? Interpersonal / conversational. Kind, compassionate and friendly. Reliable.

For information about other volunteering opportunities at John Paul Village in Heathcote, please contact Volunteer Link on 1300 327 434.


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