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Companionship for Clients SCT121

 

A local community service provider need volunteers to assist with companionship of people in the community and living at home.

 

Role:

Provide social support and companionship to clients such as:

  • Conversation, reminiscing
  • Shopping
  • Outings for lunch or dinner in a café or restaurant
  • Outdoor activities like walking
  • Crafts, Scrapbooking, Knitting, Crocheting etc.
  • Games to promote mental stimulation
  • Discussion to current and historic events to help sharpen memory
  • Recording family history, doing research together
  • Escort to appointments, hospital and special events
  • Other miscellaneous supports

 

Requirements

  • Trust worthy, reliable and caring
  • Possess patience and a sense of humour
  • Genuine interest in the clients
  • Flexible hours available, any day of the week, even evenings (i.e. outside regular work hours)
  • Be prepared to attend training provided
  • Follow procedures
  • Provide two referees
  • Undertake a criminal history check (paid for by organisation)

If this sounds like a position you may be interested in, please register on line via the website with Volunteering Redlands. If you are registered, please forward your expression of interest to the Volunteering Redlands Team at info@volunteeringredlands.org.au along with a copy of your resume (if we do not have it on file already)