Word 'volunteer printed in dictionary with definition

Are you an empathetic person with some spare time each week to provide companionship? Supportive care volunteers support people living with a life-limiting condition to live as fully and richly as possible. They aim to enhance the quality of life for patients, families and carers. Volunteers engage in conversation, play cards and board games, read and listen to music with patients, and write cards/letters to loved ones.

Volunteers complement and enhance the care provided by the supportive care team.

Other skills and requirements

  • Mature reliable compassionate
  • Able to work with people with serious illnesses and carers managing grief
  • No bereavement in the last 12 months
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • A police check will be done
  • Immunisations must be up to date or you must be willing to obtain them

Training required: 4 days, 9.00am–3.00pm,  21, 23, 29 and 30 August.

Minimum commitment: 2–4 hours a week or fortnight, 12 months.

Contact: 9891 4522 or [email protected]

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