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Social Support

This role involves visiting a client in their home and on occasion taking them out for community activities, such as short walks to the beach, visiting a local café for refreshments or visiting opportunity shops.

Maree* is a reserved person who prefers a one-to-one connection. She has lived in Mornington for more than 25 years and is looking for a volunteer to share her interests which include: simple card games, knitting, crosswords, scrabble, pottering in her own garden as well as an interest in healthy food.

Maree* enjoys watching television shows like Escape to the Country and Doc Martin and was once an avid reader. She has a 4-wheel walker and can only walk short distances. The volunteer must be prepared to use their own car and have an Australian driver’s licence. If you would like to know more information about this role please call 13 93 75 and quote JN-S-04.

*Maree’s name has been changed to protect her privacy.

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.

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