Social Support Volunteer - Port Lincoln

Australian Red Cross


  • During business hours - as required

  • Ongoing volunteer role

  • Volunteers are rostered according to their availability and service demand


The program


Having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health, especially as we age. Red Cross supports older people who live alone or who have few social connections, people with disability and people recovering from mental illness to help improve their wellbeing.


Red Cross social connection programs matches individuals that might benefit from regular social contact with a caring and friendly volunteer. As part of this program you will take part of home visits, social outings, group activities and be part of friendship groups.


The opportunity


As part of our social support programs you will be providing support to community members that require companionship. If you have a warm and friendly nature, good communication skills and are happy to take part in social activities, this might be the perfect volunteering role for you.


The impact


As a Social Support Volunteer, you will make a difference to those people in your community that are in need of a friend while helping them develop their knowledge and skills. You will also have access to ongoing training opportunities and the chance to learn about and contribute to the community housing sector. Whatever your motivation, volunteering at Red Cross is valuable to us and rewarding for you.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.



Express interest

  • Location: Port Lincoln SA
  • Category Community Services

Commitment

Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

•During business hours - as required •Ongoing volunteer role •Volunteers are rostered according to their availability and service demand

Training

Volunteer Induction and role specific training will be provided

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate *

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Express interest