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Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation

We provide programs to young people  8-18 years experiencing family mental illness with the aim of empowering them to build resilience, lifelong knowledge and connections, so they can reach their potential.

 

We provide evidence-based, age appropriate prevention and early intervention mental health services, embedded within a peer-based social and activity based format. Children attend camps,  fun activity days and online Connect chat sessions featuring mental health education. 

 

 

 

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Lutheran Care

 

Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme

 

  • Do you enjoy a chat?
  • Or are you keen to meet someone new and interesting in your community?
  • Ever considered becoming a Volunteer Visitor?

 

We have opportunities for chatty and empathetic Volunteer Visitors, who are good listeners, and enjoy being with older people.

 

By volunteering as a Volunteer Visitor, you will provide friendship and conversation to socially isolated elderly individuals living either at home or in residential care.

 

If you have 1 hour per fortnight to connect, share and celebrate life experiences then consider volunteering as a Volunteer Visitor. We have multiple opportunities for people to join our team in the Adelaide Hills and Mount Barker regions.

 

The Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme is an Australian Government funded program established to promote links between people living in an aged care home or in their own homes and the wider community.

 

To find out more about this volunteer role please contact the Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme Team Leader Sonja on 0419 866 385 or go to the Lutheran Care website https://www.lutherancare.org.au/ and apply to volunteer.

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Mount Barker District Council - Chat and Connect Program

Are you a social person with a passion for supporting our local community? If you love connecting with others and have a special place in your heart for older people, we have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!

 

The Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme Program is a Government Funded Program that supports older people living in the community who may be socially isolated.   Our Chat and Connect program match a volunteer with an older person with the aim to create a meaningful connection and reduce social isolation.

 

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