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Community Visitors Scheme Volunteer Visitor

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Organisation : Multicultural Care

Location : Sydney

Time required : At least 1 hour per week

Duration of project : We ask for a commitment of at least 20 visits

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Disabilities

Posted on : 7 May, 2019

About the role

Social isolation and loneliness affect an increasingly large proportion of Australia’s elderly population. This can negatively impact on mental and physical health.

The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is a government funded program aiming to alleviate social isolation within our communities by pairing lonely people with volunteers who share a common interest and/or cultural background.

Volunteers get the opportunity to change someone’s life simply by spending some quality time together doing something engaging. Like playing cards, watching a film, reminiscing, sharing a meal, reading, etc.

Multicultural Care will provide all the training and support our volunteers might need. All we ask is you complete a free National Police Check and commit to at least 1 visit per week. Visits will usually occur in an aged care setting, or in the clients own home, in Inner West, South West, and/or South East Sydney.

If you, or someone you know, is looking to give back to the community in a fun and social way, get in touch!

About the organisation

Organisation name : Multicultural Care
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Volunteer_Position_Description

For details concerning this role , please contact

Steven Walker

Phone : 02 9718 6199

Email : cvs_coord@mc.org.au


Please quote in application: Community Visitors Scheme Volunteer Visitor via Pro Bono Australia.


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