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Volunteer Visitor

Organisation:

Age Concern Southland

Category:

Companionship

Hours:

Both/Flexible

Locations:

Invercargill

Age Concern is asking for volunteers who would like to volunteer some time to the Accredited Visiting Service. This service is for socially isolated older people who would benefit from a regular visitor each week, to provide friendship and companionship

Requirements

The volunteer needs to be 18 years and older.
A NZ Citizen or have permanent residency.
Available for at least 6 months.
Age Concern provides basic training and orientation as well as a police check.

Inititial interview process with training and orientation. Ongoing support, via meetings, emails phone calls and newsletters.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

1 - 2 hours per week
6 - 12 month commitment is preferred.

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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