Volunteer Social Support – Western Sydney

Uniting

Vacancy closed!

Unfortunately this vacancy is no longer open. Please contact a member of staff if you require assistance.

Location
Parramatta and Western Suburbs
Reference #
493896
Closing Date
18-06-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

About the opportunity 

We are seeking volunteers to provide social support (companionship and activity support) to aged care residents across our Western Sydney aged care homes.

Our social support volunteers play important roles in peopleÂ’s lives; keeping people connected, active and continuing to participate in the activities they love.

We have homes in Parramatta, North Parramatta, Westmead, Blacktown, Penrith, Emu Plains and Ermington.

 

What you need

  • An interest in people and genuine interactions
  • Active listening skills
  • A few hours a week
  • Hobbies or interests you are willing to share e.g. playing chess, knitting, reading, music, bi-lingual, drivers and others

We love learning from our volunteers so if you have a particular skill or hobby, weÂ’d love to hear from you!

 

Volunteering with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

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