Disability Support Volunteer, Vision Australia
Contact Name: Anastasia Devaroh Caputo, Coordinator of Volunteers
Contact Phone: 9864-9248
Contact Email: email@example.com
Vacancy number VV10048
Name of volunteer position Disability support volunteer
Agency type Disability services
Volunteering activities type Disability/support services, Visiting/social support/driving
What's on offer Role1: Vision Australia, blindness and low vision services, is currently seeking volunteers who are able to transport clients to and from the Kooyong Centre weekly 9am-10am and 2:30pm-3pm especially on Tuesdays and Thursdays Weekly from Nunawading area.
Role2: To drive and accompany clients from Heidelberg or Ivanhoe to a friendly dinner group on the 1st Monday of each month. A time commitment of approximately 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. is required.
Role 3: Telephone Services
To facilitate and connect regular Telelink groups. Volunteers required who have a particular interest in sport, current affairs or enjoy a social discussion, or can speak another language other than English. Seeking speakers in Spanish, Turkish, French, Greek and Russian. Telelink is a group-style conference call connection for socially isolated clients. A volunteer facilitates the discussion and or delivers the subject matter via telephone from their own home. Telephone facilitation and self-host connection training is provided to all new volunteers to the Telelink Program.
Role 4: Recreation
Once a week or once a fortnight to accompany people from Blackburn who are blind or have vision loss with going to the football.
Location of role Kooyong Road Kooyong
Agency profile Vision Australia is a living partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. People at Vision Australia are united by their passion that in the future people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.
Vision Australia's diverse range of services are tailored to a personís level of vision and touch every aspect of its clientís lives. Most of its services are provided free of charge.
Police check required Yes
Working With Children Card required Yes
More information Please go to organisation website for more Volunteer details or contact the Coordinator(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Volunteer requirements Volunteer would be required to use their own car, which must have comprehensive insurance. Car mileage reimbursements will apply.