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Current Opportunities - Share your love of Exercise, Walking, Soccer and AFL | Social Support | Balnarring

Uniting Social Support Program keeps people connected to the community to support people to live a happy and healthy life. The program assists people to keep doing the things they love, in the Mornington Peninsula region. Whatever ‘living life to the fullest’ looks like for them, we help to make it happen. 

Andrew* describes himself as outgoing and community minded, however lately he has been feeling lonely and low. Andrew* enjoys long walks exercising, reading, classical music, watching documentaries, soccer and AFL football. He is looking for an energetic volunteer who has similar interests to help him reconnect with the things he loves to do. 

To be successful in this role you need the ability to creatively reconnect Andrew* with his interests and the neighbourhood whilst sharing home and community-based activities. You will have a valid driver’s license and your own car to transport Andrew* in during visits. The skills and confidence to work independently are a must. 

As a valued member of the Social Support Team, you will have access to ongoing training and development opportunities, meet new people and develop new skills. You will have support from a dedicated volunteer coordinator who will assist you throughout your volunteer journey. You'll be volunteering to inspire people, enliven communities and confronting injustice to make an impact in your community.

 

If you are interested in this role, please 13 93 75 and quote SM-S-07.

*Name changed.

  • Location: Balnarring VIC

Type of work

  • Companionship & Social Support,
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Suitable for

Centrelink Volunteers

Commitment

Regular - more than 6 months

Training

Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development provided

Time required

Weekly or Fortnightly preferably on Saturday

Requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate
  • Working with Children Check

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Qualifications Required

  • National Police Check Must be at least Completed
  • Working with Children or Vulnerable People check Must be at least Completed

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon