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Club Enliven St Andrew's - Companion Volunteer

Organisation:

Presbyterian Support Otago

Category:

Companionship

Hours:

Both/Flexible

Locations:

Dunedin

Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community. Motivated by their Christian heritage, and in partnership with others, PSO works across the generations for positive change, strong families and healthy communities. In fulfilling their mission, they endeavour to act with Faith, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Independence.

Social engagement and meaningful activity are essential to a healthy, happy life, no matter what your age.

St Andrew's are looking for volunteers to visit a resident and provide companionship and trust, to meet residents needs as a diversion to their circumstance by reading and/or walking and/or playing board games, and to visit weekly or fortnightly as decided between yourself and resident and volunteer coordinator.

Requirements

Good communication is essential

To be punctual and reliable

To have a good sense of humour

To be honest and empathetic

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Best times to visit between 10.30am - 12.00 and 1.30 - 5.00pm

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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