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Volunteer - Russian Companionship
Onkaparinga Lodge, 28 Liddell Drive, Huntfield Heights SA 5163


About us


For 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community.


We live and breathe our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team.


Onkaparinga Lodge Residential Care offers high quality residential care services, and embraces a healthy ageing philosophy, with resident’s quality of life measured using a World Health Organization assessment tool.


About the role


To cater for the wide range of backgrounds of our residents, we are looking for volunteers who are proficient speakers of Russian, in a companionship or one on one role.


You’ll be asked to help translate a Russian-speaking residents’ requests, but to also provide companionship over a cup of coffee or tea.


The days and times of this volunteer position are flexible, and this position would best suit those with a passion for healthy ageing, clear communication skills, patience and empathy.


All volunteers require a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care and evidence of the annual influenza vaccination.


If you are looking for a rewarding volunteering opportunity to help people be more active, encouraging them to join in, and therefore enhancing their quality of life, we would love to hear from you.


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