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Current Opportunities - Market wanderer wanted | Social Support | Sandringham

Market wanderer wanted | Social Support | Sandringham

 

As a Uniting Social Support Volunteer you will be making a difference to the life of socially isolated people within your community.

*Linda is very social person and loves a chat and a laugh, she also loves audio books, quizzes and spending time with her dog. She is looking for a companion to pick her up and take her to the Sandringham market on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10.30 am 

If you are outgoing patient and love to talk on all matter of topics, and dont mind using your own car to pick Linda up and return home after visiting the market. This could be the ideal volunteer role for you.

To be eligible for this role the volunteer is required to use their own vehicle which must have fully comprehensive car insurance.

Interested? For further information, please contact 13 93 75 and quote ML-S-03

Please be aware that face to face contact with participants will subject to government and Uniting COVID safe directives

*Participant's name has been altered to maintain her privacy.

Location:  

 Sandringham 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.

Time required:

3rd Saturday of each month at 10.30 am 

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