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IGC Volunteer, Community Visitor (Wonga Park)In Great Company
Miss having a yarn with your grandparents? Learn from those wiser, and volunteer to visit the young at heart and keep them connected to the communities they love. No doubt you’ll develop a soft spot for adorable seniors and be able to simultaneously brighten their day We’re looking for volunteers from Wonga Park VIC and the surrounds to help keep seniors socially connected with their already vibrant local communities and live bolder lives The role: Be a friend and spend some quality time with a senior living in the community. Offer a listening ear, be a companion for fun activities or a helping hand for easy tasks at home.
Work Perks (the good stuff): Meet new people, make new friends, hear and share exciting stories Improve employment prospects Spend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiences Feel part of the team with an invite to attend virtual monthly meetings You’ll be backed by a training and development team committed to your continuous face-to-face and online learning Be part of an award-winning, non-profit community organization. Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk What does our ideal volunteer look like? Able and willing to travel to clients Thrives on helping others Energised by interacting and engaging with people Flexible availability over a three to six-month commitment Enjoy going out and being part of a greater community Be compassionate, patient, observant and a good listener Comfortable using technology (including smartphones and computers) and basic applications Time commitment: 1 hour a week/fortnight over a six month period To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact IGC Team on 07 5669 0575, quoting Ref No.