Senior Link


VISITOR/COMPANION - Elderly Person Day Care Volunteer

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are after a friendly, outgoing person who would be comfortable sitting and chatting with our clients who range in age from 65 - 95 years old. The volunteer would have to be able to converse easily with the elderly and be patient and genuine. Depending on the time of day, there will also be the opportunity to help and encourage them while they participate in puzzles and board games. Senior-Link is a very relaxed and casual day programme for the elderly persons in the South Dunedin area.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Patience

  • Genuine

  • Empathy and an interest in the elderly

  • A sense of humour is also important

LOCATION

469 Hillside Rd, South Dunedin

DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED

Mondays AND Fridays from 10am - 3.30pm

DRESS CODE

Casual

SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

On site

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

We would appreciate a casual meeting with prospective volunteer before offering the role.

It would be wonderful if the volunteer could play a musical instrument.

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon