Visitor for Older People

We need enthusiastic volunteers to spend an hour a week with older people to provide company. It is an ongoing but flexible role; any day and at a time that suits you. The aging population in Thames / Coromandel has left a lot of people feeling isolated and lonely, and a weekly visit can make a big difference. Making a huge difference in an older persons life and see the pleasure that you bring to them when you visit. Also an opportunity to learn about parts of history in an older persons life. Age Concern Thames is committed to our volunteers and we offer professional development training opportunities throughout the year.

Requirements:

Training and orientation provided. Any visiting experience welcome but not necessary. Good listening skills and a genuine desire to offer company and provide friendship to an older person in our community.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

One hour per week.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 1179


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