Roles

Reading Companion

Te Wiremu House
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Time spent with the elderly reading to them, chatting general companionship

Social Companion

Alzheimer Society Gisborne
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Would you like to spend an hour or two with a person with dementia, going for walks with them, going for coffee with them or sitting in their home and chatting to them.

Fishing Friend

Blind Low Vision NZ.
Companionship | Both/Flexible

To support people who are blind or have low vision to go fishing. Full Blind/ Low Vision Training will be offered, including sighted guiding.

Caring Caller

St John - Caring Callers
Companionship | Both/Flexible
Home Based

Be a phone companion - call people who need a friend to offer support and a friendly voice over the phone

StepOut companion/host

Presbyterian Support East Coast - Enliven
Companionship | Working Hours

Host / support over 65's group to improve strength/balance using education and exercise.

Volunteer Visitor

Age Concern Tairawhiti
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Regular morning or afternoon visits to an older person in your community, for companionship & conversation.