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Plunket Home Help Service Volunteer

Organisation:

Royal NZ Plunket Trust

Category:

Practical Help

Hours:

Both/Flexible

Locations:

Dunedin

The Home Help service is looking for volunteers to work alongside families and parent's that are in need of support.
We offer practical support to families with preschool-aged children by connecting our volunteers with families to assist them with a number of different household tasks. This can include, but is not limited to: Accompanying families to appointments, vacuuming, hanging/folding washing, and advice around household management, and routines. Every family is different, therefore the tasks can vary depending on what support is needed or wanted by each individual family. Many families appreciate the adult company and support to take the pressure off their busy lives / households.

This is a great way to give back to the community and make a real difference for families.

"Our volunteers are special people who make a real difference for families".

Requirements

We are looking for people who:

  • Are reliable and Honest

  • Show empathy and kindness

  • Are energetic and positive

  • Are open-minded

  • Are confident

  • Want to make a difference

You will receive:

  • Ongoing support and communication with the Co-coordinator Emilee.

  • Full policy, personal safety and home-visit training

  • Social gatherings and support with our lovely group of volunteers.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

1-1.5 hours per week for a period of 6 weeks at a time. Please note: This can sometimes be extended up 2-3 weeks, so some flexibility with this is appreciated.

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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