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📄 Currently Recruiting - Darling Downs - Social Support Connectors (Toowoomba)


 
 

This volunteer opportunity will help to enrich the life of an older person who is living at home through regular visits and social support.  By connecting with an older person, your friendship can help reduce social isolation and help maintain a sense of connection to the local community.


Your availability will be matched with an older person in the community based on shared interests, hobbies,  skills, culture and identity.  


Social Support Connectors do not need to have any previous experience in aged care. 

If you are patient, reliable and have a genuine interest in making a positive difference to the life of an older person, this is a great opportunity for you.


Location:

249 Ramsay Street, Toowoomba 

Our team will match you with a client that has similar likes to you. Our team is close knit and more like an extended family.

 

  Book an Appointment to Apply   Complete an Application Online  

 

Tasks involved include:

Approved visits with the older person may happen in their home or in the community at local venues such as local shopping centres, coffee shops, local parks etc.

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others

▪ Do something new and different

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

Times:

Days and times are negotiable based on your availability and the older person's needs. 

Any day of the week (Morning, Afternoon) 

Time Commitment: Get started from as little as 1-2 hours fortnightly 

Requirements:

▪️ An understanding of professional boundaries, privacy and confidentiality.

▪️ Patient and reliable

▪️ Reference Checks

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check

▪ National Police check

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.

 

Complete an application...
 
     
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We will help you to apply by completing the application form over the phone.

 

Complete the application form online yourself.