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Volunteer, Community Visitor (Byron Bay, NSW)

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 Byron Bay, New South Wales to help keep seniors socially connected with their already vibrant local communities and live bolder lives The role: Laugh, chat, and give purpose to someone’s life through fun, friendly social visits to a senior client in their own home, offering a listening ear or a helping hand for easy tasks around their home or garden. Help a senior connect to their community by ensuring reliable and safe transport, accompanying them to exciting events and outings.

Share your interests and hobbies, be it cards, crafting, or cooking, and make a difference in someone’s life Work Perks (the good stuff): Meet new people, make new friends, hear and share exciting stories Spend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiences Create meaningful experiences where you know you are making a positive impact in the local community every day Improve employment prospects Feel part of the team with an invite to attend virtual volunteer catchups Receive our volunteer newsletters showcasing our latest stories and events Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk Be part of an award-winning, non-profit community organization What does our ideal volunteer look like? Able and willing to travel to clients in the community or their homes Thrives on helping others, and energised by interacting and engaging with people Exhibits a natural curiosity and appetite for learning Enjoys going out and being part of a greater community Compassionate, patient, observant and a good listener Embodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spirit Ready to smash stereotypes around aging Operates with integrity, open-mindedness and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, and dignity of our clients is maintained at all times Comfortable using technology (including smartphones and computers) and basic applications Flexible availability over a three to six-month commitment What to bring: Demonstrated ability to provide a client-focused service Be compassionate, patient, observant, and a good listener Be willing to undergo a free national police check Open to getting Covid vaccinations and provide valid evidence For brownie points: Previous experience working with, or volunteering with seniors Have a current unrestricted Driver's Licence and a registered insured vehicle Be a safe and confident driver with a good driving history Think age is just a number? You’re one of us Time commitment: 1 hour a week/fortnight over a minimum of 6 months About us In Great Company is a volunteer program designed to connect seniors in need of social connection and support with caring, friendly, reliable, and enthusiastic volunteers. Th.

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Date22 November 2022

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