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Greek Speaking Friendly Visitors

  • Location: Adelaide SA
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Translating & Interpreting
  • Duration

    Ongoing commitment

  • Time Required

    Fortnightly [usually 2 hours with travel]

  • Training

    First Aid; Manual Handling; Food Safety;

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    ~ Friendly, polite and respectful or clients
    ~ Willing to undergo a National Police Check (at no cost to the volunteer)
    ~ Excellent Greek speaking ability
    ~ Reliable and honest

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance)

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

  • Reimbursement

    Yes.

The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia Incorporated (GOCSA) is an established multi-purpose centrally located organisation, a focal point in this state for people of Greek background.

We are seeking volunteers visitors for the following programs:

1. Home Visitors - visiting clients in their home or taking them out for a coffee.

2. Community Visiting Scheme at Nursing homes – Visiting isolated Greek Residents in nursing homes in the metropolitan area.

Isolation and loneliness can be an issue for many elderly people, whether living at home or in a nursing home. Through visiting, you can help alleviate levels of loneliness and improve general health through providing an opportunity for social interaction and communication.


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