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Volunteer Telecross Caller - Newcastle & Lake Macquarie

Apply now Role no: 493754
Availability: Mornings
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Regional NSW


  • Ongoing
  • Daily morning calls

The program
Telecross is a program supporting isolated and elderly people by providing a daily phone call each morning to check on their well-being and safety.  The calls supports people to live independently in their own home, providing peace of mind and reassurance.

Telecross volunteers are rostered on a monthly basis to make a brief phone call between 8.00-9.00am, seven days a week to check on the well-being of clients who are isolated and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed.

Volunteers keep records of all the calls made and report any no answers, ensuring the confidentiality of clients is maintained at all times.

The opportunity
If you are someone who is reliable, possess good conversational skills and have empathy for older people and people living with disabilities, then this is the volunteering position for you.  The calls can be made from the comfort of your home to clients who live in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Maitland and Cessnock.

The impact
As a Telecross volunteer, you will provide peace of mind and be a friendly voice to people who are elderly and/or have a disability.  The role will provide you with the opportunity to engage with isolated and elderly people in a positive way.  Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities with the World's largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description below or contact Trish Berry on (02) 4941 3218.

Download File VRD Telecross Volunteer Caller - Hunter.pdf

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

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