ID: 61117

Community Visitors Scheme (Alice Springs)

Seniors Long Term Alice Springs, NT

About this opportunity

Visiting a socially isolated person in an aged care setting or their own home, providing friendship and re-connection with the local community. Could simply be having a chat, or going to a football game, out for coffee, a drive – anything you and the person feel comfortable with and are competent to achieve.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Current Police Check; Ochre Card; Be caring and have a compassionate nature & a willingness to listen.

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.
Time Required

Flexible but minimum 1 hour per fortnight.

Interested in
  • Aged Care
  • Companionship and Social Support
Training

Induction plus regular meetings/offers of training, regular follow up support.

Reimbursement

Yes (for Police check and kilometres)