Help enrich the life of someone who is lonely. Become a community visitor with the Community Visitor Scheme (CVS).
A community visitor is a volunteer who is matched with a person living in their own home, who may be lonely or isolated and who visits on a regular basis to provide friendship and companionship.
Visits can be spent doing something both the person and the volunteer enjoy - reading, listening to music, chatting and reminiscing or going for a walk or other outing.
We ask that volunteers commit to visiting for about an hour once a fortnight, as a minimum (but you can visit more often if you like). We also ask that potential volunteers consider making the commitment for at least 12 months or more.
As a CVS Volunteer you play a vital role in improving the quality of life of the person you visit through ongoing companionship.
Orientation/training is provided before commencement, at your own pace and in the comfort of your home. Ongoing support is provided.
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