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Call for Volunteers

Volunteer with us!

Thank you for your interest, we currently have vacancies in the following areas (click the link to go directly to the relevant section):

Let's Talk Aged Care Volunteer vacancies

Are you 50 years or older with lived, or prior professional knowledge and experience in navigating My Aged Care?

My Aged Care Support Peer Champions - Murray Mallee and Mid North Regions

COTA SA are seeking to recruit a volunteer in each area to assist older community members to understand and connect with My Aged Care. The support you offer may be in person, by phone, individually or in small groups. Online training will be provided in early March for successful applicants.

This is a flexible volunteer opportunity, supported by COTA SA staff, but delivered by you, right in the heart of your own community. Be part of the rewarding COTA SA Let's Talk Aged Care initiative; we would love to hear from you.

Visit the My Aged Care Support Program page for more information about this program.

If this sounds interesting to you or you have more questions, COTA SA would be delighted to hear from you. For an informal chat or enquiry, please contact:

To find out more, please call or email Helen Morley, Country Programs Officer on P: 1800 182 324 or E: acs@cotasa.org.au. Application is online www.cotasa.org.au/volunteering/

COTA Visitors

Make a difference in someone's life

The Community Visitors Scheme is an Australian Government initiative that provides friendly volunteers for older people who are at risk of loneliness or social isolation. Community Visitors befriend and visit someone with limited companionship on a regular basis, to establish and maintain an ongoing friendship.

If you would like to become a Community Visitor and make a difference in someone's life by extending your hand of friendship, we would love to hear from you.

We are seeking volunteers to visit people waiting for a new friend across the metro area, and in Strathalbyn, Murray Bridge and Spalding. We also call on volunteers in the Eastern suburbs to visit residents at Regis Burnside on Booth Avenue at Linden Park. As well as English-speaking people, we are also seeking volunteers who speak Italian, Greek or French. You might have a common interest with one of the residents including fashion, pets, gardening or sports, and we are particularly seeking a chess player to visit on a Wednesday afternoon. An Italian-speaking woman is also sought to share coffee and Italian foods and activities with a group of Italian residents.

Volunteer visitors are matched to older people with similar backgrounds and shared interests, and are supported by COTA SA - even if you don't fit the criteria above we'd love to hear from you as we receive new requests for visitors regularly.

We recruit and support volunteer visitors in the Adelaide metropolitan area, the Mid North and the Hills, Mallee and Southern (Fleurieu Peninsula) areas.

If you are interested in being a Community Visitor apply online or call us on 8232 0422.