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Italian speaking female volunteer to visit elderly Italian lady in Glenroy

  • Location: Glenroy VIC
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Translating & Interpreting
  • Suitable for
    • People Learning English
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Minimum fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months

  • Training

    3 hours (1 - 1.5 hours online if access to internet/computer and 1 - 1.5 hours in person)

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    2 contactable referees

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

  • Reimbursement

    Fuel reimbursement

Share your language (Italian) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly lady living in her own home in Glenroy.

A female volunteer fluent in Italian is requested for this role. She would like a visitor to build a friendship with.

Visits may be spent talking or sharing in a simple leisure activity together. Your regular visits can make a real and positive difference in the life of this resident - reducing social isolation and improving well-being.

We ask volunteers to commit to fortnightly visits for at least 12 months, however this is an ongoing role & we hope to support your friendship for as long as possible.

Volunteers receive training, orientation, ongoing support, travel reimbursement and quarterly invitations to meetings together with other visiting volunteers.

To find out more please phone our Coordinator on 9448 8009 or 'express interest' below and we will phone you.


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