Hospital Visitor – RSL
A female volunteer is required to visit female members of the veteran community at St. John of God Hospital fortnightly.The primary purpose of the visits is to offer social contact and keep the Department of Veterans Affairs patients in touch with the RSL.
Number of volunteers required
The Role is based at:
St John of God Hospital Ballarat
2 to 3 hours once a fortnight
Desirable personal skills/qualities:
Good communication, an interest in ex-service people and war widows, ability to empathise with people who are unwell and able to adhere to strict confidentiality rules.
A police check is mandatory and is paid for by the RSL
As it is female patients being visited the volunteer must be female as per hospital guidelines.
Volunteer Role Key duties
Visit Department of Veterans’ Affairs patients at St John of God for social contact.
You will require or be willing to undergo:
- Police Check
If required your travel would be reimbursed.
For more details contact:
Lynne Redman – RSL Support Services Coordinator
03 5332 8679