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Volunteer opportunities - Volunteer Telephone Support - Port Augusta


Volunteer Telephone Support - Port Augusta

Apply now Role no: 492278
Availability: Business hours, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: As required
Location: Regional SA

  • Volunteers rostered according to their availablity and service demand
  • Minimum time to volunteer is 2 hours once a week or once a fortnight, 7:30am to 9:30am Sunday to Saturday including Public Holidays.

The program

Having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health, especially as we age. Red Cross supports older people who live alone or who have few social connections, people with disability and people recovering from mental illness to help improve their wellbeing.

Red Cross provides daily telephone calls to check on the wellbeing of people who live alone and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed.

The opportunity

A national Criminal History check is a requirement for this role, Red Cross will organise this.

The telephone support caller will contact client’s as per call sheet or scheduled appointment, they will check the clients state of well being and provide social connection and they will report any critical incidence to Red Cross staff member.

The impact

As a Telecross volunteer, you’ll provide peace of mind and be a friendly voice to people who are elderly or have disability. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Ann Johnston 86419500.

Download File VRD - Regional Telephone Support 2017.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close: Cen. Australia Daylight Time


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