Age Concern Volunteer

Thames, Paeroa, Waihī, Whangamatā, Whitianga, Coromandel, Ngatea, Tairua, Pauanui

Age Concern Hauraki Coromandel is looking for volunteers for the following roles:

Lead and support our social connection groups (weekly older person social get togethers for friendship and conversation-Chinwag groups) held throughout Hauraki Coromandel.

Lead and support a Steady As You Go© exercise group in your local community.

Weekly visits to older persons in their homes or in the community for companionship.

Quarterly Newsletter distribution.

Assistance with events and functions from time to time.

Occasional administrative assistance, addressing and stuffing envelopes and the like.

Contributing articles to our newsletter that may be relevant to older people.


Skills required:

Organisational abilities.

Love of people and conversation, with the ability to relate well to others.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Reliable and dependable.

Respect for the beliefs and values of others.

Good listening skills.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Anything from 1 hour a week. We are super flexible and will work around your availability.
We welcome applications from people interested in supporting older people in our community - please complete the expression of interest below and we'll be in touch soon to discuss how you can get involved.

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.

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