Community Home Visitors needed! Do you speak English, French, German, Greek plus

Long term

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.

At present we have people waiting in Frankston, Chelsea, Langwarrin, Edithvale, Clayton, Hampton, Cheltenham, Parkdale and Bentleigh that need specific language conversation or sharing of culture, ie. French, German and Greek. We also have positions available if you speak Polish, Tamil, Russian, Hindi, Italian, Maltese and Turkish to visit in aged care homes within Brighton, Mentone, Sandringham and Cheltenham. 

Role Requirements

  • Attendance at training
  • Police Check

Interested In

  • Older people


Central Bayside Community Health Services, 335 Nepean Highway, Parkdale 3195 View Map

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Kingston, Glen Eira, Bayside areas

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