Volunteer Job Information
Town : Bundaberg
Title : Aged Care / Community Visiting (Volunteer Unpaid)
Job # : 25118
Ref # : 12
Start : 25/07/2016
Volunteer (unpaid) for not-for-profit organisation
A community visitor is matched with an elderly person or group of elderly people who experience social isolation and who will benefit from your company. You will undertake face to face visits at least once per fortnight to provide social interaction, companionship and friendship. Activities to be undertaken will be appropriate to the participant or group, this may include listening to music, playing cards or board games, reminiscing, or simply having a chat. Your visit may be in an aged care facility or in the persons' home.
A genuine interest in working with elderly people, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people from a variety of backgrounds would be an advantage in this position.
SKILLS TO BE GAINED: Enhance skills in aged care, work experience, personal satisfaction.
Please note there is up to a 60 day wait for police check's