Companion Walking Program

CHIRP Community Health’s Companion Walking Program promotes companionship and some gentle walking in the local community. Interested participants are allocated a volunteer, and a mutually suitable time is made to meet and walk regularly in a public area such as the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens.

As a CHIRP Companion Walking volunteer, you would be available to walk with an allocated Mount Alexander Shire community member. A friendly chat while walking is an essential component of this role as participants of this program may be socially isolated or experiencing life challenges.

If you are interested in becoming a Companion Walking volunteer, please call us on (03) 5479 1000.

Please note that all of our volunteers must undergo comprehensive screening checks including a police check and a Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencing volunteering with us.

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