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COVID-19 Telephone outreach volunteer - Tasmania

Apply now Role no: 496690
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Regional TAS

  • Time frame: during the current COVID-19 crisis
  • Minimum four shifts

The program

Red Cross has been responding to emergencies and providing humanitarian assistance in Australia since 1914. We are committed to strengthening and extending our emergency aid services to assist all Australians prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

The opportunity

Red Cross will be supporting Tasmanians affected by COVID-19 via daily welfare telephone checks. This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and can maintain strict confidentiality of information obtained during a call.

The impact

As a telephone outreach volunteer you will support people’s psychosocial wellbeing whilst they completed their mandated self-isolation, ensuring their basic needs are met and they can safely complete their 14 days.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description  Download File Telephone outreach VRD 20200330.pdf or contact Narelle Davey on 0456 789 069 - Monday to Thursday

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

Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close: Tasmania 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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