Connect2One Volunteer (German Speaking Digital Visitor)

German speaking volunteer required to meet virtually with a female participant on a weekly basis.  The participant likes art and photography. 
About the role

As a Connect2One volunteer, you are responsible for providing connection, conversation and companionship via weekly Microsoft Teams visits with an assigned senior. Your online visits can be made outside of business hours, including weekends as agreeable with your assigned match.

  • Chatting, sharing stories, and providing companionship. 
  • Ideally the volunteer would be available on either Monday or Wednesday mornings after 9am AEST.
  • Participating in optional online induction, training and ongoing development and virtual reward and recognition events.
  • Adhering to the organisation’s policies, procedures and guidelines.

You will be provided with optional training, have access to free telephone counselling, optional online Mental Health training with Lifeline and regular support.

Requirements

Besides having amazing communication skills and a patient and kind demeanour, applicants will need to:

  • Be comfortable in engaging in small talk and conversation starters.
  • Be 18 years+ due to insurance purposes.
  • An Australian Citizen or Permanent resident. 
  • Able to supply two personal references (relatives are not considered suitable references). 
  • Willing to complete a Criminal Record Check. Inclusee will support you through this process.
  • Previous experience working or volunteering in the aged sector is ideal but not essential.
  • Days and times to be negotiated.

This is your opportunity to change the lives of people who feel disconnected with a meaningful role with minimum time commitment.