Eastern Volunteers – Community Respite Volunteer

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Organisation : Eastern Volunteers

Location : Melbourne

Time required : minimum 4 hour to maximum 8 hours per day

Duration of project : 9 months

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Engagement, Community Support Services

Posted on : 29 Aug, 2018

About the Role

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community? 

Would you like to empower people using your people skills? 

We need special people like you!  

Join a team of Community Respite Volunteers at Eastern Volunteers, to provide respite for carer’s. This exciting new service offering covers the Shires of Yarra Ranges, Boroondara and Monash.

As a volunteer you will use your energy, skills and life experience in many different ways to really make a difference in the lives of people in your community. You will contribute to the wellbeing of carer’s in the community, by providing them with a much needed ‘break’ and provide companionship to clients.

Volunteer Community Respite offers variety. You could be engaging in social outings, shopping, support to/from an appointment or helping to maintain social connections with companionship in or out of their home. (The carer may or may not be present). 

This volunteer position is flexible and welcomes:

  • People who have a positive and caring attitude
  • People who understand the importance of maintaining social connections
  • People who want to make a difference in someone’s life
  • People who have a passion to assist others in maintaining their independence
  • People who have an understanding of the need to provide a break to carers

Additional requirements:

You will need to provide two referees and complete a Working with Children Check and Criminal Check, as well as have a valid driver’s licence and your own comprehensively insured and registered vehicle.

Upskilling and support will be provided. 

Become an Eastern Volunteer and enhance the lives of people in your community! 

Time required:  

Flexible with minimum 4 hours to maximum 8 hours per day

Between 8am and 5pm Monday – Friday

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Eastern Volunteers
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Kate Billings

Phone : 03 9870 7822

Email : kate.billings@easternvolunteers.org.au

Please quote in application: Eastern Volunteers – Community Respite Volunteer via Pro Bono Australia.


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