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Volunteer Telephone Support Caller - Port Augusta

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

  • Volunteers rostered according to their availability and service demand
  • Minimum time to volunteer is for 2 hours once a week or once a fortnight
  • Shifts available from 7:30 am to 9:30 am - 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.
The Telephone Support Callers provides daily telephone calls to check on the well-being of people who live alone and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed.

The opportunity

The telephone support caller will contact clients 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 Telephone Support Caller, 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 Telephone Support Caller - Port Augusta - Dec 2017.pdf

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

Advertised: Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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