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Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Volunteer Social Support - Port Augusta

Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 17/11/2017

Job Category:

Volunteer, Community & Charity / Associations / Non-Profit

Job description:

The program

Red Cross social connection programs match those who are not in regular social contact with people with a caring and friendly volunteer. These programs include Social Interaction and Internet Café activity, developing their knowledge and skills in IT, home visits, social outings, group activities, friendship groups, peer support and social phone calls

Our volunteers help the team build and maintain relationships with our supporters and help with administrative tasks.

The opportunity

Volunteers are rostered according to their availability and service demand

Current SA driver’s license or equivalent may be required

A National Criminal History Check prior to commencement and renewed every three years (Red Cross will arrange this), DCSI checks maybe required for some positions (Red Cross will arrange this)

Volunteers have a variety of tasks depending on what program they are assisting with, from IT support, group activities, general administration work and other duties as required.

The impact

Having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health, especially as we age. Red Cross supports older people who live alone or who have few social connections, people with disability and people recovering from mental illness to help improve their wellbeing.

As a Supporter Services Volunteer, you’ll help build and maintain relationships with our supporters and give them confidence in our service.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Ann Johnston 8641 9500.

Download File VRD - Regional Social Support July 2017.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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