Volunteer for One to One Visits
Are you looking for meaningful volunteer opportunity; one that connects your personal values with an organisation that supports the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community?
Do you want to make a difference?
Mercy Community Services is a Catholic Not for Profit Organisation providing services in the areas of child protection, multicultural community support, individual and family support, community and residential based aged care, and disability support. Mercy Community Services supports and inspires people in need to live healthy, connected lives within inclusive communities. Our vision is a world where people, families and communities are strong in spirit, healthy and connected. And we are looking for volunteers to support us to provide genuine care and support to people in the community.
We are currently looking for volunteers who would like to carry out social visits within our Aged Care service.
To be considered for this important community volunteer position, you are required to have:
Pastoral skills or willingness to visit and talk with people with a disability and aged members of our community.
The ability to engage as part of a team and independently.
A mobile phone.
The ability to gain and maintain a clear police history check.
A strong understanding of the values and ethos of Mercy charism and Mercy Community Services.
We would like to encourage male applications to support some of our older gentlemen in the community.
We also have need for someone to come in between 1pm and 3pm to assist with dinner support at our aged care disability support service, but welcome all applications.
We recommend that you view our website to gain further understanding of our service, our mission, and our values.
Should you be interested in this position please submit your application below, including a letter outlining the reasons why you wish to participate as a volunteer.
Appointment as a volunteer is conditional upon maintaining a clear personal history screening checks throughout engagement.