ID: 57072

Visit - Community Visitors Scheme Volunteer in Home

Community Service Long Term Gosford, NSW Accessible

About this opportunity

Visit elderly residents in their homes once a fortnight, spending quality time, be a companion, friend, confidante to the resident. (Once a fortnight).

Benefits: Satisfaction of making a difference to the lives of people in care, gain experience in aged care, supporting community organisations.

Training: One day training.

Notes: Understanding of the elderly, communication skills, commitment, respect for confidence, cultural sensitivity, awareness, and empathy for the aged. Location: Various. Insurance covers volunteers between 10 and 90 years.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Understanding of the elderly, communication skills, commitment, respect for confidence, cultural sensitivity, awareness, and empathy for the aged. Location: Various. Insurance covers volunteers between 10 and 90 years.

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

Once a fortnight

Good for
  • Centrelink Approved
Interested in
  • Aged Care
  • Companionship and Social Support
  • Second Language
Training

One day training, plus short visit to nursing home.