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Community Visitor Volunteer - Parramatta

Apply now Role no: 494744
Availability: Business hours, Weekends
Time involved: 1 hour per week
Location: Sydney

  • Ongoing
  • Minimum of once a week; an hour any day from 9:30 am until 4:30pm

The program

Red Cross supports elderly members of the community to be more independent, to improve their wellbeing and social connection, and to remain living in their local community. We do this by matching volunteers with an older person who lives in aged care or at home and experiences social isolation.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and can commit to one hour a week for a social visit to older persons living in their home or residential aged care facilities.

The impact

As a Community Visitor Volunteer, you’ll brighten the life of someone suffering vulnerability by offering them company and friendship. 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 Download File Role Description - CVS Parramatta.pdf or contact Sharmayne Urquhart on (02) 9229 4272.

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

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

  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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