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February

Igc Volunteer, Community Visitor Scheme (All Locations)

In Great Company - Maryborough, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Enjoy spending time with seniors at risk of social isolation
Training and development opportunities available
Join a vibrant and growing organisation where everyone matters

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 Australia wide 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 In Great Company.

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
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 people, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact The Team at In Great Company on 07 5669 0575, quoting Ref No. 902853.

Maryborough, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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