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Elderly Person Day Care Volunteer

Organisation:

Senior Link

Category:

Companionship

Hours:

Working Hours

Locations:

Dunedin

We are after a friendly, outgoing person who would be comfortable sitting and chatting with our clients who range in age from 65 - 95 years old. The volunteer would have to be able to converse easily with the elderly and be patient and genuine. Depending on the time of day, there will also be the opportunity to help and encourage them while they participate in puzzles and board games. Senior-Link is a very relaxed and casual day programme for the elderly persons in the South Dunedin area.

Requirements

  • Patience
  • Genuine
  • Empathy and an interest in the elderly
  • A sense of humour is also important

Casual dress

We would appreciate a casual meeting with prospective volunteer before offering the role.

It would be wonderful if the volunteer could play a musical instrument.

Time commitment

Mondays AND Fridays from 10am - 3.30pm

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: 1559


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