NCN Health has a range of opportunities available for people interested in becoming a volunteer with us.
These opportunities range from:
- Mealtime Mates – Resident Meal Assistance Program
- Involvement with Consumer groups / committees
- Resident Life Story Program
- Assist staff with client / resident activities
- Gardening Bees
- Music Program Assistance
- Read newspapers to Aged Care residents
- Volunteer Driving
We also have opportunities for Palliative Care Volunteers within our Palliative Care Team at Moira Palliative Care Service. This program supports clients and their families with a life limiting illness. For more information about Palliative Care Volunteers contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
How do I register?
Collect a Volunteer Information Pack available from Main reception or Residential Aged Care at Nathalia, Cobram or Numurkah Health Services.
Return all documents to any reception across the health service, our Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you to arrange an appointment. At the appointment you will be asked about what opportunities interest you.
You will also be required to:
- Complete a Police Check
- Submit two referees
All new volunteers must complete an induction with NCN Health. The Volunteer Coordinator will meet with you to go through the paperwork. Once you have satisfactorily completed the training you will be officially on the NCN Health Volunteer Program and supporting the health of your local community.
NCN Health rewards all Volunteers with a range of benefits, including:
- Annual Volunteer lunches/dinners
- International Volunteer Day Celebrations
All Volunteers undertake ongoing Professional Development each year to ensure their safety and the safety of NCN Health patients, clients and residents. The Volunteer Coordinator will be in regular contact to advise of upcoming Professional Development opportunities.