Community Visitors Scheme Volunteer – Hunter Region
Newcastle, NSW – Ongoing Minimum of an hour once a fortnight The Program Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) volunteers make a regular social visit and provide companionship and friendship to socially isolated people living in their own home. The opportunity The volunteer must have a genuine interest in working with elderly people; have good communication and listening skills, and have empathy for older, socially isolated people. Volunteers are matched one-on-one with a participant. The visits are relaxed and social in nature, where you might chat together, reminisce, play card games or go out for a coffee or walk. The impact You will have the opportunity to improve the quality of life of someone who would otherwise be socially isolated. You can develop a personal connection and make new friendships. You will gain new skills whilst giving back to your community. For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Gail Goodall, Ph: 4941 3212 Aboriginal and Torres … – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.