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Uniting Social Support Program keeps people connected to the community to support people to live a happy and healthy life. The program assists people to keep doing the things they love, in the Mornington Peninsula region. Whatever ‘living life to the fullest’ looks like for them, we help to make it happen.

Andrew describes himself as outgoing and community minded, however lately he has been feeling lonely and low. Andrew enjoys long walks exercising, reading, classical music, watching documentaries, soccer and AFL football. He is looking for an energetic volunteer who has similar interests to help him reconnect with the things he loves to do.

To be successful in this role you need the ability to creatively reconnect Andrew with his interests and the neighbourhood whilst sharing home and community-based activities. You will have a valid driver’s license and your own car to transport Andrew in during visits. The skills and confidence to work independently are a must.

As a valued member of the Social Support Team, you will have access to ongoing training and development opportunities, meet new people and develop new skills. You will have support from a dedicated volunteer coordinator who will assist you throughout your volunteer journey. You’ll be volunteering to inspire people, enliven communities and confronting injustice to make an impact in your community. If you are interested in thisrole, please 13 93 75 and quote SM-S-07.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

To apply for this job email your details to agedcare@vt.uniting.org