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Community Visitors Scheme Volunteer - East Perth, Guildford, Maylands, Morley

Apply now Role no: 497448
Availability: Business hours, Weekends
Time involved: 1 hour per week
Location: Perth

  • Ongoing position
  • Commit minimum of one hour per fortnight
  • Age requirement - 18+ years of age
  • Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (as per government mandate for essential workers and volunteers)

The Program

Having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health and wellbeing, especially as we age. Red Cross supports older people who live alone or have few social connections to assist to improve their wellbeing.

The Opportunity

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) volunteers make regular social visits and provide companionship and friendship to residents of aged care facilities or older people living in their own homes.

Volunteers are matched one-on-one with a participant or run small groups in aged care facilities with residents who share a common interest. As a Community Visitor you may learn new skills and make a connection that enriches your life as well as that of the person you visit. The visits are relaxed and social in nature where you might chat together, reminisce, listen to music or play card or board games.

The Impact

As a Community Visitors Scheme volunteer, you will 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 CVS Volunteer Metro East.pdf or contact Barbara Ball on (08) 9225 8848 or

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

Advertised: W. 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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