Volunteer, Community Visitor Scheme (Northern Rivers)
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 the Northern Rivers region to help keep seniors socially connected with their already vibrant local communities and live bolder lives Laugh, chat and give purpose to someone’s life through fun, friendly social or virtual visits, or by providing reliable and safe transport. From accompanying clients to exciting events and outings to sharing your interests and hobbies, be it cards, crafting or cars, make a difference with Feros Care.
What does our ideal volunteer look like? Embodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spirit Tech savvy Able and willing to travel to clients Exhibits a natural curiosity and appetite for learning Thrives on helping others Contributes to the greater success of the organisation and is always willing to go the extra mile without being asked Operates with integrity, open-mindedness and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality and dignity of our clients is maintained at all times Energised by interacting and engaging with people Ready to smash stereotypes around ageing What to bring: Demonstrated ability to provide a client-focused service 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 For brownie points: Previous experience working with, or volunteering with seniors Have a current unrestricted Driver's Licence and a registered and insured vehicle Be a safe and confident driver with a good driving history Previous experience driving a minibus First Aid and CPR Certificate Think age is just a number? You’re one of us 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 back by a training and development team committed to your continuous face to face and online learning Knowing your efforts volunteering for an award-winning not-for-profit organisation support an essential community service Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk Be part of an organisation who’s shaking up the aged care industry Plus meaningful experiences where you know you are making a positive impact in the local community every day If you’re motivated to contribute positively to your community then we would love to hear from you Variety is the spice of life - everyone is welcome and everyone matters at Feros Care. We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, embracing all peop....