Volunteer Positions – Group Support

Volunteer Companions are needed in Gunnedah, Barraba, Kootingal and Nundle

GoCo Volunteers help our older clients stay independent for longer by connecting them to our community through group social activities.  GoCo Group Support volunteers assist clients to participate in social activities including groups in our centres, support on social trips in and out of town, group meal activities, plus much more. Group Support is provided on week days, in business hours.

Are you our next GoCo Group Support Volunteer in Gunnedah, Barraba, Kootingal or Nundle?

GoCo VOLUNTEERS:

  • Enjoy helping people and have great people skills
  • Are sociable in a group setting and like a chat
  • Are patient and considerate
  • Have spare time and are reliable
  • Are available on regular days OR
  • Are available for a set period of time OR
  • Are happy to be contacted for last minute groups, activities, trips
  • Understand and are able to maintain client privacy & confidentiality
  • Are willing to undertake other training as required

DUTIES:

  • Providing assistance to GoCo staff and clients during group activities
  • Encourage clients to maintain their independence but helping complete tasks, rather than doing it for them
  • Accompanying client groups on trips, luncheons, to assist with access, support and conversation
  • Helping to serve food and clean up after group activities
  • Contribute ideas and feedback to improve group activities and outcomes for clients

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Companions MUST be willing to undergo a criminal record check

Apply now to become a GoCo Volunteer Driver by completing the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION (fillable form) and emailing it to goco@infogunnedah.com.au. You can also call us to discuss volunteer requirements at your preferred location on 02 6740 2240.