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Community Visitor Scheme Volunteer - Rose Bay

Apply now Role no: 498634
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 1 hour per week
Location: Regional NSW

  • Time frame: ongoing (minimum 12 months)
  • Time commitment:  1 hour per week
  • Join the World's largest humanitarian network

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 at least one hour per week for a social visit to an elderly lady. On the whole, what you do on your visit is up to you (our resident enjoys discussing the Bible and spiritual matters). You might also chat together, she enjoys reminiscing, listening to music, talking about food and family.

The program allows for time off due to holidays and study requirements

The impact
As a Community Visitor, 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.

Further Information
To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the volunteer role description  Download File VRD CVS Volunteer Rose Bay Aug 2022.pdfor contact Helen Barnes on 0466 347 848.

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

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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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