Bloomhill Buddies

Buddy volunteer services provide companionship for clients, and may involve activities such as: having a coffee, a picnic, a walk, a visit to the library, shopping, the movies or just a chat.

Key Responsibilities as a Volunteer

  • Providing compassionate care, companionship and limited practical assistance to clients, as agreed between the client and Bloomhill
  • Providing buddying for a recommended one hour period (with flexibility subject to the activity to be engaged in, as agreed by both parties)

Points to note

  1. Buddies are required to attend Buddy/Respite Volunteer Training prior to commencement as a Buddy
  2. Buddies must phone the client at home before any client service
  3. Buddies are not responsible for housekeeping duties or transport services to appointments


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