Age Concern Hauraki Coromandel

Age Concern is the first port of call for people wanting information on elder abuse and neglect prevention, alleviating loneliness, community connection and health promotion. Age Concern provides information and services which empower older people to make their own choices and decisions. Our services consist of Accredited Visiting Service to decrease the level of social isolation and loneliness of older people in our communities, Shopping Service (through DSL), Fieldworkers providing support, advocacy and assistance to older people in the community, Elder Abuse & Neglect Prevention referral service dealing with concerns surrounding abuse of an older persons be it physical, mental, emotional, financial or verbal and Health Promotion and Training which includes training resthome staff, health professionals and other agencies. Courses are held at Thames at various dates through out the year.

Available Roles:
Visitor for Older People
Paeroa, Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Waihī, Pauanui

Age Concern Hauraki Coromandel
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Role is to provide a weekly visit, or phone call, to an older person who feels isolated and lonely. We have older persons in our communities waiting for an enthusiastic volunteer visitor to spend an hour a week with them to provide company and connection.