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SA Volunteer Telephone Support Caller - Port Augusta

Apply now Role no: 497051
Availability: Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 day per week
Location: Regional SA

  • Minimum 1 shift per week/fortnight from 7:30am-9:00am
  • Calls made 365 days a year
  • Ongoing commitment

The program

Red Cross aims to strengthen people’s capacity to participate in community life, maintain or regain independence and stay living in their own home for longer. Telephone Support provides daily calls to check on the well-being of people who live alone, are vulnerable, have a disability or are recovering from an illness. We believe that having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health.

The opportunity

For this role, you will be able to listen and communicate effectively with clients in a caring and courteous way regarding their health, well-being and interests. You will know how to recognise issues and concerns and provide clients with appropriate support and reassurance. You will be able to maintain accurate records of all calls using allocated call sheets, follow organisational procedures and maintain confidentiality at all times.

The impact

As a Telephone Support Caller Volunteer, you will help your clients to feel safe and connected to their community by listening and providing a friendly voice. We offer on the job training and support and ongoing training opportunities as required.   

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Ann Johnston on 08 6557 1220

Download File SA Volunteer Telephone Support Caller - Port Augusta VRD April 2021 497051.pdf

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

Advertised: Cen. Australia Standard 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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