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

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📃 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: BlueCare | Toowoomba Community Care, 249 Ramsay Street, Toowoomba 

 

👉🏼 About Us: 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. 

 

✅ What you’ll be doing: 

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 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. 

 

🎁 What’s in it for you? 

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 Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

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 Enjoy social interaction with others 

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 Do something new and different 

 

🕑 Times: Morning and Afternoon    

💍 Commitment: Get started from as little as 1-2 hours Fortnightly 

📅 Days: 

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 Weekdays 

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 Weekends 

 

☑️ Skills and experience important for this role include: 

       ▪️ An understanding of professional boundaries, privacy and confidentiality. 

 

▪️ Patient and reliable 

 

☑️ We’ll need to do the following checks before you start: 

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 Reference Checks 

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 National Police check 

🚙 Transport and Parking Options 

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Onsite parking and/or free public parking is available 

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Public transport close to the site is available 

 

♿ This role is accessible for people using: 

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 A wheelchair or mobility device 

 

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

 

   

 

🙋🏼‍♂️ Volunteers Needed. Apply Now.

Choose your preference to complete an application form 👉🏼

🖥️ Computer Form

📱 Mobile Form

☎️ Phone Appointment