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Would you like to join our team of Social Support Volunteers? If you are a friendly person who would like to assist our clients achieve their social goals and become more connected to the community, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a social support volunteer for Ernie. Ernie is independent, social and loves being around people, he likes visiting friends, going to the shops, watching TV and listening to music. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, positive and at ease conversing with someone who has severe hearing loss.

This role involves visiting a Ernie in his home and on occasion taking him out for community activities or visiting a good friend. You will need to have a car that will fit a 4 wheel walker, you will also need to be comfortable around dogs as Ernie has a small dog, who rarely leaves his side. Ernie is available on any day of the week preferably in the afternoon.

As a valued member of the Social Support team you will have access to ongoing training and development opportunities, meeting new people and develop new skills. You will have support from a dedicated volunteer coordinator who will assist you throughout your volunteer journey. You will be volunteering to inspire people, enliven communities and confronting injustice to make an impact in your community.

If you would like to know more about this role please call 13 93 75 and quote DV-S-07. *Name has been changed.

====================================================================== 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